Known Human Smuggler Arrested in Starr County

Known Human Smuggler Arrested in Starr County

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STARR COUNTY (KFXV) — A woman involved in human trafficking is behind bars tonight.

According to authorities, Abigail Del Angel, originally from Mexico, operated out of Rio Grande City, and allegedly smuggled up to 75 undocumented immigrants per week. Authorities had previously removed Del Angel for her involvement in smuggling and dwelling illegally in the United States. Since 2016, she maintained a low profile due to increasing pressure from the state and federal authorities. She received a sentence of 90 days in jail.

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