LAREDO, Texas – Border Patrol agents from the Laredo South station conducted an enforcement action of a stash house in Laredo.
On January 23, Border Patrol received information of a possible stash house located on Malinche Avenue. Agents conducted surveillance on the residence and performed a knock and talk. Twelve individuals were discovered illegally present in the United States and determined to be from the countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Mexico. All were found to be in good health and were arrested pending investigation.
The case was referred to Homeland Security Investigations.
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.
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