13 Immigrants found during traffic stop in Presidio County

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Courtesy of the Presidio County Sheriff’s Office.

PRESIDIO COUNTY, Texas (Nexstar) – Deputies in Presidio County found a large group of immigrants during a traffic stop Tuesday morning.

The traffic stop occurred around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday on FM 170 just east of Presidio.

During the stop, deputies found 13 immigrants, who were believed to be in the U.S. illegally, inside of a red SUV.

All 13 of the immigrants have since been turned over to the U.S. Border Patrol.

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