Drug War (Allegedly) Corrupting

From the Brownsville Herald:

Former Sheriff Conrado Cantu faces drug trafficking, money laundering, extortion and other charges listed in a federal indictment unsealed Thursday. Cantu and four others, including a former captain and a former jail vendor, are accused of using the Cameron County sheriff’s office to protect drug traffickers in exchange for payments.

Read on, here. (Via Governing.)

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