Border Patrol encounters multiple stash houses, migrants arrested

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Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

EDINBURG, Texas (KVEO) — Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents arrested migrants in two stash houses.

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Monday morning, officials received a tip on a possible stash house. Border Patrol, the Texas Department of Public Safety, Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, and the Edinburg Police Department responded to the tip.

Upon arrival, officials discovered a man with 20 migrants exiting the front door. A total of 82 individuals were discovered within the stash house, three of which were unaccompanied children.

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Monday Afternoon, the McAllen Police Department responded to a call to a McAllen residence. Officers identified the home as a stash house and requested assistance from McAllen Border Patrol agents.

Agents discovered 16 migrants within the household, one being an unaccompanied child.

Border Patrol processed all subjects accordingly.

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