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Police search for smuggling suspects after finding drop house

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LOS ANGELES (CBS 8) – Police in Los Angeles are looking for smugglers after finding a drop house in the Reseda area.

Police took 14 suspected illegal immigrants into custody from the house on Sunday.

One of them called 911 claiming they were locked up in the house. They told police they paid between $5,000 and $7,000 to sneak into the United States.

Smugglers were demanding more cash before releasing them.

The illegal immigrants were from Guatemala, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic.

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