Border police find illegal immigrant hiding inside car’s back bumperBy Mason White 10:31 AM March 25, 2015
|Man hidden in bumper of car|
By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) Border police were surprised to find a man hiding in the bumper of a car.
Police in Spain, released a video of the car being searched by border police as it attempted to cross the Melilla border, located next to Morocco on the north coast of Africa.
In the video, officers can be seen removing the back bumper with small hand tools as they attempt to search for illegal substances.
As they removed the bumper, a man was found tightly squeezed in with his head resting on the bumper. The man was wearing no shoes and seemed to be dazed. Officer dragged him out from the bumper.
Earlier this week, a police officer of California, was arrested after attempting to smuggle an illegal immigrant into the United States.
The Los Angeles police officer was arrested at the border between the U.S. and Mexico, when he allegedly tried to smuggle the Mexican into the country in the trunk of his car.
34-year-old Carlos Curiel Quezada Jr., and a 31-year-old woman were busted at the Otay Mesa, border crossing on Saturday evening, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Police said that around 6:30 p.m., the couple went to the initial checkpoint and were ordered to go for a secondary inspection.
An x-ray image found a 26-year-old man, hiding in the trunk of their car.
Quezada and the woman were charged by the federal government with bringing a person into the country without presenting them to an immigration officer.
Both Quezada and the woman were released from prison after posting $20,000 bail.
Quezada, who is reportedly a 10-year veteran assigned to the Hollywood Division, was also placed on paid administrative leave, pending an internal investigation by the LAPD.