Border Patrol arrests 172 in smuggling attempts

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Credit: RGV Border Patrol

EDINBURG, Texas (KVEO) – 127 arrested after Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol discovered five human smuggling attempts.

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Monday Morning, agents located a smuggling stash house in Rio Grande City with the assistance of Starr County Sheriff’s Office. Officials have taken 64 undocumented migrants into custody.

Monday afternoon, officials responded to a call for assistance from the Donna Police Department on a possible human smuggling stash house. Agent’s discovered 53 undocumented migrants upon arrival.

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Additionally, RGV agents have taken 55 undocumented migrants into custody from three separate human smuggling attempts.

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Border Patrol says that the individuals are still being processed.

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