“Our paramedics and firefighters found that each one of them had heart-rates over about 130 beats-per-minute, which again they were very hot to the touch,” Hood said of the survivors. If you see something like this happening, and you can see that it happens late at night, under darkness, because they don’t want to be discovered obviously, but anybody who sees anything like this, people being transferred out of a back of a trailer or being transferred to some vehicle from another, they need to call (911).” In a statement after the San Antonio incident, Thomas Homan, acting director of ICE, said: By any standard, the horrific crime uncovered last night ranks as a stark reminder of why human smuggling networks must be pursued, caught and punished. These networks have repeatedly shown a reckless disregard for those they smuggle, as last night’s case demonstrates.
“Checking the video from the store we found that there were a number of vehicles that came in and picked up a lot of folks who were inside that trailer that survived the trip,” Mc Manus said.
Police searched Sunday for anyone who might have fled from the truck and was in need of help in the surrounding area, but it does not appear that anyone was found.
As Chief Mc Manus mentioned, we do have at least two school-aged children.” San Antonio Police Chief William Mc Manus said at a press conference that this incident is part of an ongoing fight against human trafficking near the U. According to the San Antonio Express-News, Border Patrol agents in the border city of Laredo, about 2 and a half hours away from San Antonio, have seen an increase in the use of tractor-trailers in smuggling operations recently.
On June 19, 44 people from Mexico and Guatemala were found after a truck was stopped, the newspaper reports.
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Homan said there were believed to have been more than 100 people inside the truck at one point, according to interviews with survivors.
Here’s what you need to know: NEW: Truck driver James Bradley Jr. Arrested in connection w/ deadly human smuggling case pic.twitter.com/5Tu KHGKc10 — Marcus Moore (@Marcus Moorewfaa) July 24, 2017 “Late last night we got a call from a Walmart employee to conduct a welfare check on a tractor trailer that was parked in the lot here.
He was approached by someone from that truck who was asking for water,” San Antonio Police Chief William Mc Manus said at a press conference.