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2 men accused of trying to smuggle Mexican citizens into US

November 16, 2018

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Two men are accused in separate incidents of trying to smuggle Mexican citizens into the United States at the border between Canada and North Dakota.

The Minot Daily News reports that both incidents happened on Nov. 3. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 50-year-old man at the port of entry in Dunseith and a 41-year-old man at the border crossing in Pembina.

Authorities say the suspect in Dunseith was hiding a 39-year-old Mexican man in the trunk of his car. The man arrested in Pembina allegedly helped two Mexican citizens cross the border without inspection.

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Information from: Minot Daily News, http://www.minotdailynews.com

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