Human smuggling operation foiled by Yuma Border Patrol
YUMA, Az. (KYMA, KECY) – United States Border Patrol agents in the Yuma sector shut down an attempted human smuggling operation over the weekend.
According to a tweet from the Yuma chief patrol agent, the attempted smuggling took place near County 14th Street.
The agents then arrested the smuggler, a U.S. citizen, saying he put the lives of 24 Mexican immigrants in danger.
They also say the smuggler had no regard for their safety as he had them inside a van with no seats or seatbelts.