Skip to comments.Police: Illegals responsible for majority of drug trade
Posted on 07/21/2010 7:26:41 PM PDT by george76
Most of the groups busted by the Utah County Major Crimes task force are made up of Hispanics, said director Lt. Phil Murphy. "The majority of them are not residents," .
His Weber-Morgan county counterparts have kept statistics on their drugs busts. Of the 483 busts made between May 2009 and May 2010, 8 percent involved undocumented immigrants. But those 38 people were responsible for 82 percent of the total amount of drugs seized.
Just a few short years ago, Utah was infamous across the country for having a massive number of meth labs. Strict laws have since cut the number a labs nearly to zero. But Murphy says that even at the height of Utah's meth lab days, the state wasn't producing anything like the amounts being brought in from Mexico. They're mixing huge amounts of it in "superlabs," then sending it north. Illegal immigrants are not only bringing it to the country, they're doing it in such a way that they're difficult to catch.
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Sweet irony. With Utah being a Sanctuary State, you mean to say they have drug problems brought on by illegals?
Illegals responsible for majority of drug trade
Isn’t that racist to say such a thing?
I also can’t believe the article actually used the term ‘illegal’ in the headline.
Loved this from the article..... “Because we’re so afraid of being painted with the racial profiling brush, we’re not as aggressive as we should be or would be,” said Greiner, who is also Ogden’s police chief.
He said he doesn’t have recorded data to prove it, but 35 years in law enforcement makes him conclude that about 25 percent of illegal immigrants involved in the drug trade are transient, while 75 percent live in the area.
"Not residents", meaning what, exactly?
Oh, -- I know! You mean ILLEGAL ALIENS, but you're too cowardly and chickenshit to say it, right Phil?
Worthless, politically correct, tax money guzzling, government "worker".
Just doing the drug trades that Americans don’t want to do.
I wonder how much drug USE our 11-20 million illegls here are responsible for?
Of course. Drug dealers aren’t going to apply for a visa.
Legalize methedrine. That will solve this problem. So say certain libertarians.
I'll bet just about all the upper and middle level drug importation and distribution is done by immigrants and offspring of immigrants. A mix of legal and illegal.
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