Big Rig Turns Into Clown Car

The Border Patrol says they found 25 illegal immigrants hiding inside a pair of semi trucks.

About 10:30 p.m. on Thursday night, Border Patrol agents chased a group of suspected illegal immigrants into a parking lot at the Golden Acorn Casino. Officials said the group got into a cargo trailer via a trap door under the truck. Eventually, 17 people were found inside the trailer, officials said.

While conducting surveillance of the parking lot, agents said, eight other illegal immigrants got into the cab a second truck.

Both vehicles were stopped just before midnight as they left the parking lot. Two male U.S. citizens driving the trucks were arrested. The are expected to face human smuggling charges.

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