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Stash house disrupted by Border Patrol in the Rio Grande Valley

Release Date: 
July 25, 2018

SAN JUAN, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector dismantled a stash house operation resulting in the apprehension of 15 illegal aliens.

Agents apprehend 15 illegal aliens at stash house
Agents apprehend 15 illegal aliens at
stash house

Earlier today, Border Patrol agents, working in collaboration with the Hidalgo County Constables Office Precinct 4 and the San Juan Police Department, identified a suspected stash house operating out of a residence in San Juan, Texas. Inside, they discovered 15 illegal aliens from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Mexico.

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

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Last modified: 
July 26, 2018