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Joint Enforcement Action Results in Apprehension of Large Group at Stash House

Release Date: 
June 15, 2020

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and the Webb County Constables Office (WCCO) apprehended a large group at a stash house in Laredo.

The incident began during the afternoon of June 12, when agents assigned to the Laredo South Station received information of a possible stash house in south Laredo.  Agents, along with HSI and WCCO, conducted a knock and talk at the 4000 block of Chickasaw Lane which resulted in the apprehension of 33 individuals. 

A joint enforcement action involving U.S. Border Patrol, Homeland Security INvestigations, Webb County Constable's Office resulted in the discovery of 33 undocumented aliens from Mexico within a stash house in south Laredo.
A joint enforcement action involving U.S. Border Patrol
agents, Homeland Security Investigations and Webb
County deputy constables resulted in the discovery of
33 undocumented aliens from Mexico holed up in a
stash house in south Laredo.

The individuals were from Mexico and in the country illegally.  All were taken into custody pending investigation.

Despite the ongoing international pandemic, U.S. Border Patrol agents of the Laredo Sector continue to stand at the ready to secure the nation’s borders, prevent the flow of illegal immigration, the exploitation by human smugglers, and the spread of COVID-19. 

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. 

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021