Skip to comments.Mexican drug cartel threatens Nogales police officers
Posted on 06/21/2010 1:54:28 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A Mexican drug cartel is threatening Nogales police officers, telling them to avoid off-duty drug busts or deal with the consequences of being assaulted by armed smugglers or targeted by snipers from across the border.
Nogales Police Chief Jeff Kirkham said the threats are serious, credible and a sign that drug cartels have become a much more dangerous enemy.
"Some direct threats came against our officers that if they're off duty, they were not to interdict any type of narcotics coming across the border or they would be targeted," Kirkham said.
Kirkham tells 9 On Your Side the threats stem from an incident two weeks ago, when off-duty officers conducted a drug bust while riding horseback in an unincorporated area of town. Some of the traffickers were apprehended, but others fled across the border. During the ensuing investigation, credible informants told police about the threats.
Kirkham says that given drastic budget cuts recently, the department does not have adequate funding or resources, but will not be deterred by the threats.
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Border war coming.
Except it won’t be country vs country.
Our govt is on their side.
Cripes...sounds like Detroit...
Except the Canukistanis aren’t shooting across the Detroit river.
It's okay, Oblamer needs just a little more golf to clear his mind and he'll be focusing on that pesky little border problem like a laser.
Mexican Drug Cartels....the new Democrat voters!
Time to hunt!
Our national government is in the hands of internationalists. The internationals have no consciencee nor any concern for Americans. We need to put the tribe back together again.
One source of revenue would be to issue hunting licences for these thugs. That would solve a couple of problems in one fell swoop. Heck even a bounty might do the trick but would be less cost effective versus the hunting licence.
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