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Another stash house dismantled in the Rio Grande Valley

Release Date: 
July 23, 2018

EDCOUCH, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents, working in collaboration with the Hidalgo County Constables Office Precinct 4, disrupted a stash house operation resulting in the apprehension of several illegal aliens.

On Friday, agents identified a suspected stash house in Edcouch, Texas. Inside, agents apprehended six illegal aliens from the countries of Mexico and Guatemala.

All subjects will be processed accordingly.

The Rio Grande Valley Sector currently has multiple campaigns focused on rescues and danger awareness, such as “Operation Big Rig” and “No Se Arriesgue” to combat smuggling and ultimately save lives. Call 911 to report suspicious activity; “They’re humans, not cargo!”   

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Last modified: 
July 24, 2018