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Texas / Drugs / Smuggling #1060230

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 11, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Brooks County, Texas: Anna Werner) The release of smugglers caught hauling narcotics from Mexico into Texas due to lack of money for prosecution featured; scenes shown from Texas Highway 281, a major smuggling route; details given about cuts in federal funding for border areas; statements from the Justice Department & Border Patrol quoted. [Brooks County Sheriff Rey RODRIGUEZ††- acknowledges drugs come up every day.] [With voice & identity disguised, Border Patrol AGENT – says this is not the way the system is supposed to work.] [Brooks County district attorney Carlos GARCIA††- comments on the financial responsibilities of accepting the smugglers.]

Pelley, Scott;
Werner, Anna

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