Two separate busts at the Falfurrias checkpoint over the last week has resulted in 31-illegal immigrants being captured.

Last Friday agents searched a pickup truck where they found 12-illegal immigrants hidden inside the car, the driver who was a U.S. citizen and was taken into custody.

On Monday a commercial tractor-trailer was given a secondary inspection at the Falfurrias checkpoint after K9 agents were alerted. When the tractor was inspected 19 illegals, immigrants were found inside. The driver was a U.S. citizen and was arrested.

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