Two men were arrested after Border Patrol agents found two illegal aliens hidden in the trunk of their car.

The incident occurred at about 6:15 p.m. Monday at the Highway 111 checkpoint. During initial contact Border Patrol agents requested permission to search the trunk of the car. Upon opening the trunk agents found two men , illegally in the U. S. , hiding there. Further inspection of the car led to the discovery of an unregistered .22 caliber firearm with six rounds of ammunition. The driver , a 23-year old Lawfully Admitted Permanent Resident and the 22-year old passenger , a U. S. Citizen , we’re arrested and charged with alien smuggling.