Two Arrested For Human Smuggling North of Edinburg


Edinburg(KFXV) — Two vehicles  stopped and two are arrested for human smuggling.

A black Lexus and a black Ford Mustang driving behind one another were stopped at about 9:30 on HWY 281 just north of Edinburg.

After a search of both vehicles, troopers discovered two undocumented individuals hidden inside of each trunk. 18 year old, Jesus Gabriel Valle and 19 year old, Taylor Lee McCarty both of Houston, were arrested and booked into the Hidalgo County jail for human smuggling.

The four undocumented individuals were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol.