(Valley Central) Texas Border Patrol agents were able to rescue unauthorized immigrants who were inside a cardboard box and a washing machine.
Five immigrants, who were present in the US illegally, were being transported up north in a U-Haul.
They were rescued from the back of a U-Haul on Friday, Oct. 17 around 8:00 in the evening, Border Patrol said.
The U-Haul was stopped at the checkpoint in Falfurrias when agents referred the driver to secondary inspection after their K-9 alerted them.
The U-Haul was then searched and four immigrants were found inside a cardboard box, and another one was located inside a washing machine.
Border Patrol agents offered the immigrants medical attention, which they declined
A man driving the U-Haul and the woman passenger were taken into custody.