Skip to comments.Police disarmed in Mexican town[Rosarito]
Posted on 12/29/2007 11:06:33 PM PST by BGHater
The Mexican army has confiscated guns from the entire police force of the town of Rosarito, near the Mexican border with the US.
Mexican authorities suspect that the town's police have been colluding with drug trafficking gangs.
Mexican troops carried out a similar crackdown in January on Tijuana police.
The Rosarito force's 200 guns will be examined to see whether any were used in an attack on the town's police chief earlier this month.
One of his bodyguards was killed in the attack.
'Purging the ranks'
"We recognise that the enemy is inside our house and for this reason we are purging the ranks - we need to have confidence in our police," Baja California state police chief Daniel de la Rosa said.
Drug gangs are strong in Mexico's border region, which includes Rosarito, a beach resort town south of Tijuana.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has deployed about 25,000 troops to the region, and to the western state of Michoacan, since taking office 12 months ago.
Some 2,500 people have died so far in 2007 in turf wars between rival Mexican drugs gangs.
That blew my mind. I could expand on it. However, I would prefer not getting banned.
They are only a humble drug smuggling people trying to feed their families. :^)
I live in San Diego which southern border, borders Tijuana.
Most don’t know half what has been going on not only for the past decades but what is their culture.
Just south of me are beheadings, kidnappings, you name it.
the drug cartels make the mafia look like boy scouts.
They bring their crime and third world attitude here.
The overwhelming majority stay third world as they refuse to learn English, they have the largest drop out rate in high school if they make it that far.
National City, Chula Vista, Otay and Imperial Beach might disagree with you. Can't disagree with the rest.
National City, Chula Vista, Otay and Imperial Beach are in San Diego County
Border Patrol Agents Jose Alonso Compean and Ignacio Ramos
All the more reason to not go to Mexico.
“All the more reason to not go to Mexico.”
Unfortunately, they are bringing Mexico here.
“Mexican President Felipe Calderon has deployed about 25,000 troops to the region”
Maybe GWB will do the same...naaaaaaaaaaaaw, not on your life. LOL
1/2009 won’t come soon enough for me...