LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol and local law enforcement disrupted an active stash house operating in a Laredo neighborhood.
On Jan. 27, U.S. Border Patrol acted on information regarding a possible stash house. Border Patrol, Webb County Constables Office, Webb County Attorney’s Office, and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) conducted a joint enforcement action at the residence in south Laredo, which led to the arrest of 31 individuals. The individuals were all illegally present in the United States and from the countries of El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico.
The case was turned over to HSI.
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.