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Stash house in Rio Grande Valley disrupted

Release Date: 
July 5, 2018

DONNA, Texas – Yesterday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector dismantle a stash house operation resulting in the apprehension of multiple illegal aliens.

Law enforcement continues to disrupt stash houses in RGV
Law enforcement continues to disrupt
stash houses in RGV

On Monday, Border Patrol agents, working in collaboration with the Hidalgo County Constables Office, Precinct 4, identified a suspected stash house operating out of a residence in Donna, Texas. The individuals located inside were from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.

All subjects will be processed accordingly. The case is being referred for prosecution.

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!”   

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Last modified: 
July 5, 2018