Border Patrol Ends Stash House Operation in the Rio Grande Valley
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.
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.
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.