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Border Patrol Ends Stash House Operation in the Rio Grande Valley

Release Date: 
July 10, 2020

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol discovers stash house operation in rural South Texas neighborhood.

Early this morning, agents received information regarding a suspected stash house operating in Rio Grande City, Texas. As agents approached the residence in question, several subjects ran from the house and into the nearby brush. With the assistance of the Starr County Sheriff’s Office, agents made contact with the remaining subjects inside the house and identified all 11 as illegal aliens from the countries of Mexico, El Salvador and Honduras.

All subjects will be processed accordingly.

The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and report suspicious activity at 800-863-9382.

Even with the spread of the COVID-19 virus, human smugglers continue to try these brazen attempts with zero regard for the lives they endanger nor to the health of the citizens of our great nation.  The U.S. Border Patrol agents of the Rio Grande Valley Sector will continue to safeguard the nation and community against these criminal elements.

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Last modified: 
July 10, 2020