ESCOBARES, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assisted the Escobares Police Department dismantle a stash house operation.
On Monday, Rio Grande City Border Patrol station received a call from the Escobares Police Department for assistance in responding to a suspected stash house. Escobares PD advised they received a call from a concerned citizen regarding several suspicious subjects at a residence in Escobares. At the residence, agents and officers discovered 24 illegal aliens inside.
Border Patrol is processing the subjects accordingly.
The Rio Grande Valley Sector currently has multiple campaigns focused on rescues and danger awareness, such as “Operation Big Rig” and “No Se Arriesgue” to combat smuggling and ultimately save lives. Call 911 to report suspicious activity; “They’re humans, not cargo!”
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 the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.