LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol and local law enforcement joined efforts to make several arrests at a stash house in El Cenizo, Texas.
On Jan. 30, U.S. Border Patrol acted on information regarding an abandoned trailer being used as a possible stash house. Border Patrol Agents and Webb County Deputy Constables conducted a joint enforcement action at a residence on Rodriguez Street, which led to the apprehension of 10 subjects. All individuals were from the country of Guatemala and illegally present in the United States.
The individuals were taken into custody by Border Patrol pending investigation.
To report suspicious activity such as alien and/or drug smuggling, download the “USBP Laredo Sector” App or contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll-free at 1-800-343-1994.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between official ports of entry. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.