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Texas sheriff's deputies find 84 migrants getting out of tractor trailer in Hidalgo County

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Hidalgo County sheriff's deputies located 84 migrants on Thursday afternoon as they unloaded from a tractor trailer just 12 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border in south Texas.

A concerned citizen originally reported the tractor trailer near a residence about 15 miles east of downtown McAllen. Sheriff's deputies and Border Patrol responded to the scene and took the migrants into custody.

Pictures released by Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra show dozens of migrants on the ground in what appears to be a residential area.

Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra released this photo of the tractor trailer that was used in Thursday's human smuggling operation.  (Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra) A TikTok video was posted late on Wednesday evening, seeking "someone who can drive an 18 wheeler right now" from McAllen to Houston for $70,000.

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