Monday, September 26, 2011

'Expendable, unaccountable' Texas children now recruited by Mexican drug cartels

According to a report released today, almost two-thirds of criminal activity in Texas is gang related and Mexican cartels are now recruiting school-age children. The much anticipated study reveals that drug cartels are now recruiting our Texas children with significant investments for their criminal gang activities. In the last 18 months, six of seven cartels have established headquarters in Texas cities, according to testimony form the Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McGraw. At least 22 murders, 24 assaults, 15 shootings and five kidnappings have been traced to cartel activities on the Texas side of the border during since January 2010...more

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