The most bizarre border busts

Over the years, people have tried some unusual ways to smuggle drugs and people across the U.S.-Mexico border, as photos from U.S. Customs and Border Patrol show.

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    A man was caught trying to cross the Mexican border inside a washing machine that was inside a U-Haul truck. The driver was arrested. 
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    A Border Patrol canine dog tipped off officials to four men squeezed inside a cardboard box who were illegally trying to cross the Mexican border. 
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    Over the years, people have tried some unusual ways to smuggle drugs and people across the U.S.-Mexico border, as photos from U.S. Customs and Border Patrol show.
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    Undocumented immigrants found compartments in the floor of a car. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)  
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    Two people hidden in the engine compartment of a van. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
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    A woman was discovered hidden in the side panel of a car. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)   
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    Border agents find a man hidden under an elaborate camouflage of five-gallon buckets filled with tools. The man’s face has been blurred by Customs and Border Protection. (Customs and Border Protection / December 15, 2010) 
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    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer inspected the 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by a 37-year-old man in Pueblo, Colorado. Agents said when the officer lifted the carpet covering the rear non-factory floor compartment, a 31-year-old man and a woman, 19, were found. Both were Mexican citizens without the proper documents to enter the United States. (October 26, 2010)   
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