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      Suspicious groceries lead authorities to Alton stash house

      Groceries led authorities to the stash house

      A traffic stop on a car full of groceries leads authorities to a stash house filled with 45 illegal immigrants.

      It all happened off North Stewart Road and Mile 7 and a Half North in Alton around 5:30 p.m. Monday.

      Both Border Patrol and Alton police both at the scene.

      Investigators told Action 4 News that police officers stopped a car for a traffic violation just down the street.

      Officers learned the two inside the car were delivering the groceries inside their car to the stash house.

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