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Dozens in Custody Following 2 Stash House Busts on Same Day

1 year 5 months 2 days ago Thursday, October 25 2018 Oct 25, 2018 October 25, 2018 5:24 PM October 25, 2018 in News

EDINBURG – U.S. Customs and Border Protection says immigration agents continue to crack down on stash houses in the Rio Grande Valley.

According to a press release issued out Thursday, law enforcement busted two stash houses in Hidalgo and Starr counties.

On Monday, Oct. 22, Border Patrol agents and the Hidalgo County Constable’s Office Precinct 4 raided a home in Edinburg.

The agency says 24 people from Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Bolivia in the country illegally were taken into custody.

That same day, agents working with the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force and the Department of Public Safety discovered four individuals in the country illegally inside a residence in Rio Grande City.

All the people are being processed accordingly, according to CBP. 

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