A Fort Worth man has been taken into custody at the Brownsville port of entry after a Customs and Border Protection officer discovered his wife hidden inside a speaker box in the couple's SUV, the Associated Press is reporting.
Authorities say that Sean Protho, 36, was arrested and awaits a court appearance on immigrant smuggling charges. His wife is a Mexican citizen and officials said she does not have immigrant papers necessary to legally enter the United States.
According to the Associated Press, she was found crouching inside the speaker box behind a back seat of their Honda Odyssey on Sunday. When the SUV was stopped at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge the speakers were wired and working, the Associated Press reported.
-- Lance Murray