BP Agents Discover Stash House, 16 Illegal Aliens Featured

Robert Daniels, Customs and Border Patrol December 17, 2020 609
BP Agents Discover Stash House, 16 Illegal Aliens Agents and members of the Douglas Police Department discovered 16 illegal aliens inside of a stash house on Tuesday

A ’stash house’ was discovered in Douglas, Arizona


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  • 16 people were discovered in Douglas, Arizona stash house
  • All were illegal aliens
  • 14 were from Mexico, 1 from Peru and 1 from Guatemala
  • They were ultimately expelled from the country 
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The stash house was investigated by US Border Patrol agents and Douglas Police officers


TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents collaborated with the Douglas Police Department, an Operation Stonegarden partner, in the investigation of a Douglas, Arizona, stash house Tuesday. 

Tucson Sector agents and Douglas Police Department officers encountered the stash house Tuesday afternoon, discovering 16 people confined in close quarters inside. All but one individual from Peru and another from Guatemala were Mexican citizens. All 16 were found to be illegally present in the United States.

Agents immediately provided a mask to each individual. During subsequent processing, everyone was screened for COVID-19.

The 16 illegal aliens were ultimately expelled from the country via Title 42 authority.

For more details regarding this news release, contact the Tucson Sector Public Affairs Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 520-748-3210. Tucson Sector is also LiveU capable. Contact us to schedule an interview.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between official ports of entry. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.

This video, from 2017, explains what a 'stash house' is.

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