Authorities halted the attempted smuggling of more than 60 illegal immigrants across the border in Texas on Monday. 

The attempt was busted on October 24th in Cotulla, Texas. 

According to Fox News, Texas authorities stopped the dump truck on Interstate 35 and discovered more than 60 migrants hiding in the bed of the truck. The driver was promptly arrested and the migrants were turned over to border officials. 

“[TDPS] disrupted a human smuggling attempt on IH 35 in Cotulla. The driver attempted to smuggle 60+ illegal immigrants concealed inside a dump truck. Driver arrested & illegal immigrants turned over to #USBP – more details to come,” DPS spokesman Lt. Chris Olivarez said in a statement. 

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