Nine undocumented immigrants were located inside of a red Ford F150 on Wednesday morning by a Jim Wells County deputy on the 100 block of South Highway 281.
The 39-year-old driver of San Antonio Alfredo Garcia Jr. was arrested.
Deputy Elijah Casas detained Alfredo Garcia Jr. and waited for US Border Patrol agents to arrive.
Eight of the undocumented immigrants are from Mexico and one is from Honduras.
Garcia was charged with smuggling of persons. He was taken to an undisclosed jail.