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Rio Grande Valley stash house disrupted

Release Date: 
June 8, 2018

MISSION, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector dismantle a stash house operation resulting in the apprehension of 18 illegal aliens.

Joint effort results in stash house bust
Joint effort results in stash house bust

On Tuesday, Border Patrol agents, working in collaboration with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, identified a suspected stash house operating out of a residence in Mission, Texas. A total of 18 illegal aliens were located inside.  

The illegal aliens were from Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador and El Salvador.

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 11, 2018