A dash cam captured footage of 14 suspected illegal imm... A dash cam captured footage of 14 suspected illegal immigrants fleeing during a traffic stop in Oklahoma. (Photo courtesy KOCO-TV).

A routine traffic stop for tailgating along Interstate 40 led to the arrest of 13 suspected illegal immigrants.

The incident occurred in Oklahoma about 40 miles west of Oklahoma City on Tuesday morning. A state trooper had stopped a maroon SUV for tailgating a semi truck in the eastbound lanes of I-40.

As he questioned the driver, passengers began fleeing the vehicle, jumping onto the shoulder of the road and running off into the hills and, in a few cases, across the interstate – 14 of them in all. The trooper's dashcam captured their escape.

"I couldn't fathom that they had gotten that many people in that car," Cody Palmer, a Canadian County Sheriff's Department employee told KOCO-TV.

By Wednesday, 13 of the suspected illegal immigrants had been arrested in a search conducted by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Canadian County Sheriff's Department, the state Agriculture Department, Immigrant and Customs Enforcements and K-9 units. One person remained at large.

Police said the SUV was initially pulled over because it was tailgating a semi, leaving less than one car length's distance between itself and the truck.



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      ogelbiz
      • 2 Years Ago
      CHINESE FIRE DRILL! EVERYBODY OUT! Hey...Wait! You're supposed to run around the car once then get back in! Oh, well....I guess they just don't understand how the game is played.
      Derrel
      • 2 Years Ago
      Seriously, no different than roaches running out of a roach-motel!!
      • 2 Years Ago
      Why are not there MINE FIELDS next to the freeway when you need them!!!
        • 2 Years Ago
        Better yet ,ALONG the BORDER !! Less chance that we would get any more agents killed ? Just ELECTRIFY the fence and PUT MINE FIELDS in !!
      lewned1904
      • 2 Years Ago
      Jim sigmon a muslim for you mother! you ignorant hateful idiot!
      JamminJohnny13
      • 2 Years Ago
      so mr president r u gonna send the illegals back or r u just gonna try n get their votes to u muslin traitor. this is way out of control here
      Jim
      • 2 Years Ago
      I would say this looks a lot like what happens here in southern AZ. Except, here these type of incidents usually involve a high speed pursuit, and often a tragic conclusion. The drivers must mellow by the time they reach OK.
      • 2 Years Ago
      LMAOF....This is ridiculous!!!! This video makes me sick to my stomach! Once again people let's thank good old Obama for this flock that scattered like ants! We should have a sign that states, "Welcome to America where everything is for free." I am not even sure why the heck illegals are trying to migrate over here in the first place!? Everything has gone to hell with people losing there homes,cars,jobs etc, and here we have illegals trying to come over and for what? Who the heck knows....free government assistance!
        • 2 Years Ago
        Must be a Rich Republican
        • 2 Years Ago
        They sure can't get it in Mexico or any where else as We are the ONLY COUNTRY that will give them EVERYTHING FREE & Pay for their BABIES TOO !! Wait till next year when anyone working will be working for the GOVERNMENT as HE is going to take MOST OF YOUR CHECK!!! Never mind his talking about the RICH ! They can dig out loop holes and keep most of their money regardless of his tax rate where the average person can not ! So it is still going to fall onto the MIDDLE CLASS !!
          • 2 Years Ago
          You show me the Fact's . then open your mouth..
        • 2 Years Ago
        Sasha it started going to hell when Bush got us in three wars and started selling our souls to the Chinese! Blame Obame his adminstration has deported more illegal immigrants! Know your facts first before you speak out of just emotions.
          • 2 Years Ago
          The Regug's still can't get over the Election, LOL
        potmind
        • 2 Years Ago
        They get better money than worked-all-your-life-paying-fica-ponzi-scheme social security check recipients.
      ssgoodluck
      • 2 Years Ago
      This is only news if you don't live anywhere along the US-Mexico border, otherwise it is a weekly occurrence. Now it is becoming a problem in everyone else's backyard. Suddenly it becomes disturbing. . . .
      • 2 Years Ago
      I think many people don't understand that if illegal immigrants could get a green card, social number, or work permit, they probably would. However, if you have ever tried to get any of these items, you will understand that the process is very difficult and expensive, not to mention it can take years. Many illegal immigrants are just trying to help their families survive, and I understand why Americans are upset, but at the same time if it were you and your familyin that situation, you may very well do the same thing. There is no good solution to the issue at this time, hopefully someone can figure something out soon, because both parties involved need to change.
        dave and mary
        • 2 Years Ago
        If being American is so great, make the price great. Have to do a little paper work and wait. Don't have the patience? Don't bother; go back where you came from.
          • 2 Years Ago
          @dave and mary
          Oh, I guess you all are American Indian's ?? Unbelievable...
          • 2 Years Ago
          @dave and mary
          I understand your point Dave&Mary, but it isn't that simple. Some people go through paperwork changes while in American, and due to the fact that the process is so lengthy, their visas often expire, I've seen it happen at least 5 times. And I think many people are reading my comment without trying to understand the meaning behind it. Nowhere did I say it was ok for someone to enter illegally, but I said I understand why they do.
        • 2 Years Ago
        so True..
        deldhert3
        • 2 Years Ago
        My wife had to go through the expense and paperwork and even though it was time consuming she did it. I believe we are all created equal and as a result we all are obligated to follow the same rules. Once we let one slide that becomes a presidence and that ends up making a mockery of the law. If we start letting one group in with out the normal check and balances we have to let everyone one in with out checks and balances. If that were such a good thing then every country in the world would have open borders, no imigration laws and any intellegent person knows there is a reason for imgration laws. Sorry your postion of trying to help their families doesn't give them the right to enter this or any other country illegally. They can follow the same process, get a sponsor, fill out the paper work and be patient,
          • 2 Years Ago
          @deldhert3
          deldhert3, that is my point. Nowhere did I say it was ok for someone to come here illegally, but I understand why they do. My husband is now going through the paperwork that your wife went through, I understand the situation very, very well.
          crabbo71
          • 2 Years Ago
          @deldhert3
          we are not created equal,,we have the right to expect equality in this country...but we definately are not created equal...i wish you bible beaters and "christens" would get that through your head...we as a people cannot carry the blind deaf and dumb with us as we go through life...people with a hard life realize this...old womwn who are not hard enough get to vote,,stupid people get to vote,,other people that are blogging on this site get to vote...i am amazed that all you people are still breathing...life is very cheap in other parts of the world but we still put up with stupid judges and overcrowded prisons...we could have free colledge education for our young people if we just got rid of the 3 time losers in our prisons...but will we?????
        Richard
        • 2 Years Ago
        Maybe if Obama was as concerned about the people living south of our border as he seems to be about the people in Muslim countries then maybe he would do more to stomp out the corruption in the Mexican government and help that country and its people to thrive. Obama drops bombs on Libyan troops to dispel the crooked Libya leader, but he takes photo opts. smiles, and gives hugs to the crooked Mexican leaders, and looks the other way as 47,500 Mexicans are killed right across our border in drug wars while the police and Mexican government sits around doing nothing and taking payoffs from drug lords, according to CBS News. We give Mexico 718 million dollars each year, threaten to cut off our aid and you will see them waking up and helping the people when they see their corruption is not going to be tolerated any longer by our government.
      nookiebuns
      • 2 Years Ago
      Oh Darrell, you couldn't be more correct there. Like we can afford now days all the welfare to the folks who don't want to work, free health care to folks who don't care to work, the free ride should be over, but, no, we'll continue to work to support ourselves and those useless folks. Obama most likely will give them a driver's license and welfare now that they're here. and we are supposedly rascists??? we only want that which is fair.
      karbear60
      • 2 Years Ago
      Come on down to our part of the woods and you can see it all in real time every hour of every day. And the American people think there are about 12 millions here? think again, about 35 million+. What I would like to see is going back to a time where everyone illigally here has to have a sponsor, period! The sponsor has to pay for healthcare, home, food and if pragnant pay for the care of that child, simple, yes? and in one year you must have a job, speak english and be on your own, simple? yes? and the GOP needs to find a way, not sending anyone anywhere, we need all these people on paychecks and pay into the social security fund, periiod! I would like to see each illigal find their way to the social securiy office with their sponsor and get a card and on to the drivers license office and get an ID and go for a better life, period! There should be no free money, free apartment, free food, free transportation, free medical, it should all be on the sponsor, period!!! Social service office should be part of the police department and if you want free stuff, let the police get involved. What angers americans is that we drive by a rental place and its full of illigals with children, and some americans too, and they live in a gated community with swimming pools, police on site and are safe, nice if they would do that for the elderly, yes? There is something wrong when a young illigal with a child born here gets it all free. Who pays for all of that? WE DO!!!! I want no child to suffer, I want them to have peace in their life and a good life, but when a person can go into a social service office with fake ID and fake info and get free stuff, there is something wrong, yes? If you are here working and making a living, you need to get a social security card and pay in like all americans, but if you are here getting free stuff, you need to look for a sponsor, period, NOT ME....
        • 2 Years Ago
        @karbear60
        Your plan would be great if it were that easy, but it's very difficult to get any kind of approval from the government for a social number or work permit. I wish it could be like your thoughts above, though.
        mwalltexan
        • 2 Years Ago
        @karbear60
        It would be far more effective to enact legislation that prohibits (once and for all and under any circumstances) U.S. Citizenship for anyone entering this country illegally.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Just more to vote for Obama when he tries for a third term..
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