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Collaborative efforts dismantle four stash houses in the RIo Grande Valley within 24 hours

Release Date: 
June 12, 2018

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents continue to work with local, state andA total of 109 illegal aliens discovered throughout 4 stash houses federal partners to identify and disrupt stash house operations.

 On Sunday, June 10, Border Patrol agents, working in collaboration with the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Mission Police Department, identified a suspected stash house operating out of a residence in Mission, Texas. A total of 50 illegal aliens were discovered inside.  

On Monday, agents working alongside Hidalgo County Constable Office Precinct 4 and HSI, identified a total of three stash house located in Donna, Alamo, and Edinburg, Texas.  A total of 109 illegal aliens were discovered inside the three stash houses.

The illegal aliens, comprised of men, women and unaccompanied children, were from Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, Ecuador, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Belize.

All subjects were offered medical attention and will be processed accordingly.

The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 800-863-9382. 

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Last modified: 
June 12, 2018