Law enforcement officers shut down stash house in west Laredo

Eight undocumented immigrants were taken into custody
Updated: May. 12, 2021 at 11:47 AM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - A 74-year-old woman is in a heap of trouble after officials say she was allegedly running a stash house on Laredo’s west side.

Several law enforcement agencies shut down a stash house Wednesday afternoon that was located at San Eduardo and Burnside.

The woman, identified as Margarita Vargas was taken to the hospital for medical attention.

Border Patrol agents searched the home and found eight undocumented immigrants living inside.

Homeland Security is investigating the incident.

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