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Border Patrol apprehends 12 after illegal crossing
DEMING, N.M. (AP) Border Patrol agents working in Deming, New Mexico apprehended 12 immigrants believed to have entered the country illegally.
Border Patrol officials said agents working near Hachita responded to sensor activity and spotted a pickup truck traveling north on State Route 81l.
They stopped the vehicle and found four people trying to hide in the bed of the truck and eight more people trying to hide under blankets in the cab.
The 12 people along with the truck were taken to the Deming Border Patrol Station for investigation and processing.