Border Patrol agents in Tucson, Arizona arrested three United States citizens attempting to smuggle eight Mexican nationals in events over the weekend.
On Friday evening, Border Patrol agents stopped a sedan for an immigration inspection on Federal Route 1. During the inspection, the agent saw six individuals inside the vehicle, five of which were wearing camouflage. The five passengers were found to be illegally present in the United States. The driver, a United States citizen, was placed under arrest.
All eight passengers were processed for immigration violations while the three United States citizens were charged with human smuggling.