U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped a human smuggling scheme near Benavides, Texas.   

The incident occurred during the late evening of December 9, 2020 when agents assisted deputies with a traffic stop on a suspected smuggling case.

Agents discovered 10 individuals illegally in the United States from the countries of Honduras, Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador. They along with the U.S. citizen driver were taken into custody. The vehicle utilized in the smuggling attempt was seized.