Valley Briefs: CALEXICO: Immigrants found in utility trailer

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents discovered 38 illegal immigrants who were dangerously packed in a towed utility trailer Tuesday morning in Calexico. PHOTO COURTESY CBP

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man suspected of smuggling 38 illegal immigrants “dangerously packed” in a towed utility trailer Tuesday morning, a Customs and Border Protection news release stated.

The incident occurred approximately 8 a.m., when agents assigned to the El Centro Station observed a man driving a Ford F-250 with an enclosed utility trailer in tow.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at or 760-337-3442.

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