Border Patrol agents assigned to the Freer Border Patrol station arrested 15 individuals after an accident near Freer, Texas.
On April 8 at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Freer Police Department requested assistance from agents with a white 2004 pick-up that been involved in accident with a police officer. The police officers had discovered 15 individuals hidden behind a false compartment in the trailer that the vehicle was towing.
When agents arrived, they conducted immigration inspections on the subjects in custody and determined they were in the country illegally. Border Patrol EMT evaluated the subjects and determined to be in good health. The illegal aliens, along with the driver who is a U.S. Citizen, were taken into custody for processing.