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‘Gulf Cartel’ Attacked CBP Boat To Protect Secret Underwater Drug Pulley



‘Gulf Cartel’ Attacked CBP Boat To Protect Secret Underwater Drug Pulley

by Sarah Carter

Armed smugglers allegedly associated with the Gulf Cartel were responsible for the onslaught of automatic fire that endangered the lives a Border Patrol Marine Unit in early August, as it policed the banks for drug smugglers and human traffickers along the Rio Grande Valley River, in Texas.

Department of Homeland Security investigators recently uncovered that it was to prevent the Border Patrol boat from trampling or breaking an underwater pulley line devised by the cartel to transport large quantities of cocaine into the United States, according to a For Official Use Only law enforcement sensitive document obtained by SaraACarter.com.

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents were not aware at the time why the assault was launched on their Marine Unit, according to a Border Patrol official who spoke to this news outlet. The U.S. Border Patrol agents, assigned to the Rio Grande City Station Marine Unit,  were patrolling the Rio Grande near Fronton, Texas. They reported they were fired upon from the Mexican riverbank and witnessed four subjects with automatic weapons who shot over 50 rounds at them. The boat was hit several times but no one on board was injured, according to the CBP at the time.

Read more: https://saraacarter.com/gulf-cartel-attacked-cbp-boat-to-protect-secret-underwater-drug-pulley/