U.S. Customs And Border Protection-
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assisted the Laredo Police Department in rescuing three illegal aliens being held against their will in a local hotel.
On August 14, the Laredo Police Department requested assistance from Border Patrol agents regarding a 911 call from a local hotel where occupants were being held against their will. While the smugglers were not present, the illegal aliens alerted the front desk of their situation and the Laredo Police Department responded.
The illegal aliens advised the agents that they were not allowed to exit the room and that their families were continuously contacted to pay for their release.