(KTEN) — A Coalgate woman has been arrested in Texas on charges of human smuggling.

Samantha Wood was stopped by Border Patrol agents near Marfa, Texas, on May 20.

In a statement from Customs and Border Protection:

"U.S. Border Patrol Agents at the Marfa, Texas, immigration checkpoint arrested two U.S. Citizens who were discovered smuggling migrants who entered the United States illegally in the trunk of their vehicle on May 20. Agents took the two U.S. citizens and migrants into custody and seized the vehicle. The case was accepted for prosecution under 8 USC 1324 (Alien Smuggling)."