Menu

Regions

3 Mexican immigrants found hidden in box under RV

Border Patrol officials say three adult Mexican immigrants were found inside a wooden box carried under a recreational vehicle stopped at a checkpoint near the California-Mexico border.

Officials said Thursday that agents near Indio apprehended the three Mexican men who were in the country illegally after a Border Patrol dog alerted authorities that something was suspicious about the recreational vehicle Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities found a storage compartment under the bed of the vehicle that had a wooden box with a lid screwed on tight. When agents unscrewed the lid they found three adult males folded over inside the box. The men are ages 17, 19 and 21.

The vehicle's 23-year-old male driver and an 18-year-old female passenger, both U.S. citizens, were arrested on suspicion of migrant smuggling.

Bank Rates

Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
30 Y Fixed Graph 4.30% up 4.25%  
15 Y Fixed Graph 3.29% dw 3.32%  
30 Y Fixed Jumbo Graph 4.58% dw 4.59%  
5/1 ARM Graph 3.45% dw 3.63%  
5/1 Jumbo ARM Graph 3.52% up 3.49%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
$30K HELOC Graph 4.38% dw 4.46%  
$50K HELOC Graph 4.11% dw 4.17%  
$30K Loan Graph 4.99% dw 5.10%  
$50K Loan Graph 4.40% dw 4.55%  
$75K Loan Graph 4.40% dw 4.51%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
36 M New Graph 2.91% up 2.87%  
36 M Used Graph 3.43% up 3.35%  
48 M New Graph 3.19% up 3.14%  
48 M Used Graph 2.97% up 2.92%  
60 M New Graph 3.22% up 3.17%  
Loan Type Graph Yield +/- Last Week
6 month Graph 0.34% -- 0.34%  
1 yr Graph 0.68% -- 0.68%  
5 yr Graph 1.38% up 1.37%