Agents arrested a 16-year-old for smuggling a group of migrants, according to U.S. Border Patrol Tucson Sector Chief John R. Modlin.
On Thursday, Jan. 26, a Willcox Station agent stopped a vehicle near Benson.
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The agent found a 16-year-old smuggling three migrants and the four people were then arrested.
"Smuggling organizations continue to recruit vulnerable juveniles, often through social media," writes Chief Modlin.
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