Note: groups of IA's getting larger recently, all along the border
87 illegal immigrants detained in Alamo investigation
February 21, 2012 9:00 PM
ALAMO — Federal agents took 87 illegal immigrants into custody Monday
at a stash house.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement discovered the immigrants
following five traffic stops that netted six arrests in the Alamo
area, a criminal complaint states. That led to a stash house where
agents found 74 illegal immigrants.
In all, agents detained 87 illegal immigrants as part of the
investigation, including six criminal suspects.
An unknown immigrant smuggler paid $700 to Mexican national Jose
Manuel Bretado Capetillo, 27, to rent the stash house, the complaint
states. Agents did not disclose the address of the residence in court
Also arrested in the case were Guatemalan nationals Angel Armando
Gonzalez Davila, 31, and Brenda Nineth Crisostomo Mendez, 30, and
Mexican nationals Jesus Torivio Cadena Bretado, 32; Daniel Gonzalez
Suarez, 30, Julio Cepeda Borja, 24.
The six suspects admitted to either providing care for the
undocumented immigrants or helping to transport them to the stash house.