US citizens detained, fined thousands for using wrong lane at Mexico border: ‘Humiliated‘
Sentri Lane is designated for pre-approved travelers only
(Andrew Mark Miller, Fox News) Travelers from Los Angeles are being detained and fined several thousand dollars for using the wrong lane when crossing the border from Mexico into the United States.
Two Los Angeles residents told KTTV-TV this week they were detained and forced to pay fines so their cars would not be impounded after accidentally using the Sentri Lane, which only permits pre-approved travelers to use.
“They shackled me to this metal bench as I waited for three hours,” Rose, a Burbank, California resident, told the outlet about her experience at the Tijuana/San Ysidro Port of Entry, where she accidentally used the Sentri Lane, which has concrete barriers that make it impossible for a car to leave the lane once it has entered.”
When we put in the address to go back home, it basically told us to go through a certain way, I guess Sentri is the fastest…US citizens detained, fined thousands for using wrong lane at Mexico border: ‘Humiliated’ | Fox News