Spillover Violence

Border Gunmen Manhunt

Update: Lockdown Lifted at Texas Border Schools, Police Search for Armed Narco-Crew

UPDATE: Lockdowns have been lifted at Texas border schools and authorities continue search for armed gunmen. An apparent armed drug rip-crew that prepared to raid a house near the Texas border set off a massive manhunt that resulted in lockdowns on multiple area schools. Such groups rob drug shipments or loads from cartel stash houses and operatives.

policia federal

Mexican Cartel Sicarios Crossed into Texas and Kidnapped U.S. Citizen

MCALLEN, Texas — A kidnapping cell from the Mexican Gulf Cartel crossed into the Texas border city of Sullivan and took a man at gunpoint from his house. The cartel sicarios then brought the U.S. citizen into Mexico where they held him for ransom. The kidnapping took place on August 27 in Sullivan City, Texas, after which the victim was taken on a raft over the Rio Grande and then taken to the Mexican border city of Reynosa, information provided to Breitbart Texas by Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office revealed.

Zetas Kidnappers

Zeta-Ordered Kidnapping in Texas Sends Five to Prison

Four men and one woman from the border city of Laredo, Texas have been sentenced to federal prison in connection with the kidnapping at gunpoint of a woman, and the attempted kidnapping of her daughter, under orders from the fearsome Los Zetas drug cartel.

Elite police unit from Paraguay trains with Texas SWAT near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Paraguay Special Forces Seek Help of Texas Border SWAT in Dealing with Cartel Spillover

SAN JUAN, Texas — The increase in cartel spillover violence in South America has forced Paraguay’s police special forces to seek the help of agencies with ample experience in dealing with cartels and organized crime groups who cross borders to kidnap and commit other crimes. This led the elite South American police unit to seek help from Texas border-area SWAT.

A sign directing people to Mexico in Laredo, Texas.

Blanket-Wrapped Murdered Corpse Found on Texas Road Near Border

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Police continue to look into who murdered and dumped a body wrapped in a blanket on the side of the road near the Texas border. While authorities have not said much in the case, the murder raises questions about yet another case of spillover violence.