The U.S. Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations, and Texas deputies shut down a stash house for illegal immigrants in Laredo, Texas.
The incident occurred during the late afternoon of November 4, 2020 when agents acted on information of suspicious activity at a home. A total of 10 individuals were discovered inside the home.
All suspects were medically screened at the scene and were determined to be illegally in the United States from the countries of Mexico and Ecuador. Personal protective equipment was distributed to all individuals after the encounter. The U.S. Border Patrol took the suspects into custody and processed them accordingly.
Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, agents from the Laredo Sector are trained and ready to respond to an array of emergencies and provide aid to anyone in need. Their commitment to public service is foremost in their duties.