During a joint enforcement action, U.S. Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations and the Webb County Sheriff’s Office, apprehended a large group of illegal immigrants in Laredo, Texas.
During the early afternoon hours of November 23, 2019 the sheriff’s office provided information on the location of a possible stash house.
Border Patrol agents, and Homeland Security Investigations conducted surveillance on the residence and performed a knock and talk. 43 individuals were discovered, along with several weapons.
The individuals were illegally present in the United States and were from the countries of Guatemala, Ecuador, Mexico, and Honduras. All were found to be in good health and were arrested pending investigation.