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Nacogdoches County sheriff confirms ICE officials in county

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

Sheriff Jason Bridges confirmed officials with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) were in Nacogdoches County on Tuesday but ICE officials would not confirm the same.

“We can neither confirm nor deny we were there,” said Homeland Security Public Affairs Officer Greg Palmore. “But I can tell you that if we’re in the community, we’re not randomly going after individuals. We have targets we are seeking.”

KTRE sought comment from Nacogdoches County and federal officials after viewers submitted tips that ICE officials were seen in the county.

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