Upper Valley Stash House Gets Raided


POSTED: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 3:36pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 7:05am

A stash house raid in the upper Valley lands several illegal immigrants in custody.

Border Patrol with the help of Hidalgo County Constables apprehended 31 illegals this afternoon.
The stash house was on Rogers and 83rd Street near Edinburg in San Carlos .
The immigrants are from Honduras, Guatamala and El Salvador.

Enrique Mendiola with Border Patrol said, "These smugglers are being entrusted with the lives of these illegal aliens. The message that we need to get out to our community is if you see something like this please report it. It's important that you contact our 800 number or your local law enforcement authority to let them know that there may be some suspicious activity going on."

The immigrants are in questioning.  Border Patrol estimates they have been hiding out in the house for less than a week.

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