Feds Exchange Fire with Drug Runners Across Rio Grande
June 09, 2011
Texas authorities said suspected drug runners in Mexico began shooting at U.S. law enforcement agents from across the Rio Grande on Thursday, forcing the U.S. officers to return fire and injuring at least three of the suspects on the other side of the border, the Associated Press is reporting.
Few details about the early morning shootout in Hidalgo County, Texas, were immediately available. The shootout began after U.S. agents patrolling in boats tried to seize a drug load on the Rio Grande, Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tela Mange said.
Source: Associated Press/Dallas Morning News
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bpd3733 @ 6/9/2011 8:26 PM
"...patrolling in boats..." hmmm. Does anyone know how small a boat can be to deploy a gun like the Sea Whiz?
DaveSAM25G @ 6/10/2011 2:26 AM
My great Great grand mother told me of the patrols along the Alantic shore during WW-II U-boats as they use to stop in her house in Bay-View MA Rte 128 or Washington Street for coffee and donuts as them rocks ye slippery and when the wind is howling look out! She lived to be 107 didn't slow real bad until 90's! Think it may be time for some Armed Military patrols on our side of the fence! I moved westward in 68.
John Russell @ 6/11/2011 8:08 AM
Never know what those CARTEL may do like use cannons or even worse ARM helictopers with big machine guns and missles? They got the money that is for sure.
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