KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Tennessee Highway Patrol arrested two people after discovering more than a dozen illegal immigrants in their vehicle.
The trooper pulled over Mario Garcia-Durate and Guadalupe Morel for not wearing their seat belts, but when the he looked inside their van, he found 14 illegal immigrants.
According to court records, Garcia-Durate told ICE agents he was taking the people from Texas to New York. He said he earned $100 per person.
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