159 Migrants Found in Four South Texas Stash Houses

Breitbart | 6/13/2018 | Staff
pixielilia (Posted by) Level 4
Click For Photo: http://media.breitbart.com/media/2018/06/Border-Patrol-agent-in-stash-house.jpg

Border Patrol Agents teamed up with local, state, and other federal law enforcement partners to shut down four human smuggling stash houses in South Texas. The raids over a two-day period resulted in the apprehension of 159 illegal immigrants.

Rio Grande Valley Sector agents carried out raids on four separate houses in cooperation with other law enforcement officials. The raids resulted in the arrests of 159 illegal immigrants from Mexico and Central America, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials.

Raids - Sunday - Border - Patrol - Agents

The raids began on Sunday when Border Patrol agents teamed up with special agents from CBP’s Homeland Security Investigations and Mission Police Department officers to raid a suspected human smuggling stash house. Once inside, the agents found 50 illegal immigrants warehoused inside the Mission, Texas, residence.

The following day, Border Patrol agents carried out three more stash house raids in the border towns of Donna, Alamo, and Edinburg, Texas. While working with Hidalgo County Constable’s Office deputies, the agents found 109 migrants packed into the houses.

Officials - Migrants - Stash - Houses - US

Officials said the migrants found inside the stash houses came to the U.S. from Belize, El Salvador, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. The migrants included men, women, and children.

After providing medical attention for any...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Breitbart
Wake Up To Breaking News!
NY Times, a small niche paper for a small niche people in a really big internet
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!