Arizona border cop says Mexican cartels war not something easy to win

This isn’t a war, this isn’t something we are going to win,” Mei. Damon Cecil from the Arizona Department of Public Safety told Fox News. “Eerlikwaar, if we were looking at winning this, we’d be having to take the fight to where the enemy is, which is across the border.

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During a one-week period late in December, Arizona State Troopers seized over 664 pounds of methamphetamine and 37 pounds of fentaniel, according to DPS. The street value of all the drugs was estimated at over $ 5.1 miljoen

Fentanyl seized by Arizona DPS

Fentanyl seized by Arizona DPS (Arizona DPS)

That’s roughly 5,000 pills a pound – 2 milligrams in one pill are enough to be fatal,” Arizona DPS Director Col. Heston Silbert said.

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Silbert told Fox News the situation at the border is not manageable.

Border patrol is overwhelmed … this is something that’s affecting the whole Southwest border, but for us in Arizona, it is having a huge impact on Yuma County … an impact to the extent they can’t manage it the way they want to,” Silbert said.

Encounters with illegal immigrants in the Yuma sector are up 2404.9% tot dusver vanjaar, according to Customs and Border Protection.

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Kapt. Ben Buller, who leads dwelm enforcement operations in the Yuma area, said his troopers are involved in major drug busts at the border daily. He told Fox News the job is inherently dangerous because the people they deal with do not want to be caught.

Kapt. Ben Buller, Arizona Department of Public Safety

Kapt. Ben Buller, Arizona Department of Public Safety (Matt Leach/Fox Digital)

We are seeing a serious uptick in, at the very least, possession of weapons by people who are involved in the cartel activities,” Buller said.

Semi-automatic pistol and drugs seized by Arizona DPS on Dec. 1, 2021

Semi-automatic pistol and drugs seized by Arizona DPS on Dec. 1, 2021

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