KRGV – Another Arrest Made in Discovery of 18 Immigrants

A new arrest was made Thursday in an extortion case out of Mission. The new arrest will be added to the list of three people already in police custody since Wednesday.

Police say they conspired to kidnap 18 immigrants and hold them for ransom. The 18 immigrants were rescued from a home on North Moorefield on Wednesday. They were being held for ransom.

Police discovered the group had been kidnapped from another house in Hidalgo County about three days ago. The suspected smugglers stole another criminal organization’s human cargo.

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