LOS ANGELES, March 16 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles based police officer was arrested and could face human smuggling charges after officials at the U.S.-Mexico border discovered someone hiding in the officer's car.
Border Patrol agents stopped the officer for questioning on Saturday night and later saw the person hiding. The officer was taken into custody by California U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials.
The officer was assigned to Los Angeles Police Department's Hollywood Division. His name was not released.