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86 In Custody Following Traffic Stop in Willacy Co.

2 years 3 months 4 weeks ago Wednesday, May 23 2018 May 23, 2018 May 23, 2018 8:13 AM May 23, 2018 in News

RAYMONDVILLE – Dozens of people suspected of being in the country illegally are in custody Wednesday morning after a tractor-trailer was stopped in Raymondville just after 10 p.m. Tuesday.

The truck was pulled over by Department of Public Safety while traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 77.

According to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection press release, the immigrants were determined to be from Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Mexico and Nicaragua. 

Two suspected smugglers were also arrested. 

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