U.S. Border Patrol and local law enforcement disrupted an active stash house operating in a Laredo, Texas neighborhood.
On January 27, 2020 U.S. Border Patrol acted on information regarding a possible stash house. Border Patrol, The Webb County Constables Office, The Webb County Attorney’s Office, and Homeland Security Investigations conducted a joint enforcement action at the residence in south Laredo, which led to the arrest of 31 individuals.
The individuals were all illegally present in the United States and from the countries of El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico. The case was turned over to the Department of Homeland Security.