Canadian arrested by U.S. Border Patrol over alleged human smuggling attempt
The United States side, foreground, of Niagara Falls is viewed in Niagara Falls, N.Y. on June 14, 2001. (AP / David Duprey)
Published Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:59PM EDT
U.S. Border Patrol agents have arrested a Canadian citizen and two other people over an alleged attempted human smuggling in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Agents responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle in the area, observing a Canadian vessel drop off two individuals at a dock.
The pair were detained as they attempted to enter a vehicle waiting for them, and the driver of the vehicle, a Canadian, was arrested.
According to the U.S. Border Patrol, one of the smuggled individuals is a citizen of the Dominican Republic, while the other is a citizen of Mexico.