Texas Border Rancher Said I-10 Controlled by Cartels: El Paso Proves It – Accept Bribes or Die

Texas Border Rancher Said I-10 Controlled by Cartels: El Paso Proves It – Accept Bribes or Die

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Texas Border Rancher Said I-10 Controlled by Cartels: El Paso Proves It – Accept Bribes or Die

Maggie’s Notebook

I was recently on a conference call with Texas ranchers Dr. Mike and Linda Vickers. Dr. Vickers made the short comment that I-10 is now controlled by drug cartels. It made such an impact on me that I called my Texas friends who are readying to travel I-10 to Palm Desert, California. She acknowledge that in recent past trips they have noticed strange people walking the highway, and a presence of border patrol that they had not noticed before, especially on the long stretch of I-10 through Texas. Today, Dr. Vicker’s assessment has been confirmed. Mannequins were found hanging from two billboards that were not “paid-for” advertising. The message: ‘accept bribes or die.’

Local station KHOU reports that one of the signs reads ‘Plata o Plombo’ which translates to ‘silver or lead’, a threat used commonly against police officers effectively warning that if they do not accept the cartel’s bribes then they will be shot.

The first vandalized billboard off I-10 had Plata o Plomo in large black letters which translates into silver or lead. It is usually a warning targeting police or government officials in Mexico. The warning: work with a cartel and take a bribe or get a bullet.

The hanging mannequin was

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