Our Dallas readers may be interested in the recent domestic violence allegations against San Francisco's new Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. News sources are buzzing with details about the Sheriff's troubles, which stem from a New Year's Eve fight between him and his wife, Eliana Lopez.
In our previous post, we began discussing increasing concerns over the Mexican drug war, which is taking an enormous toll on lives. Cartels, by their definition, involve an explicit agreement between competing groups, but in the case of the Mexican drug war, there are multiple competing cartels. The whole enterprise is complex and involves a business superstructure that is sometimes impossible to track back. There are currently seven cartels in Mexico known to be competing for control of smuggling routes into the United States.
Our Dallas readers are no doubt aware of increasing over the activity of Mexican drug cartels. Along with increasing warnings from federal officials regarding the safety of travelling to the nation, there are increasing reports of cartel-related violence in numerous American cities.
A grand jury in Dallas, Texas recently indicted a former National Football League player after a with a drug crime, claiming that he was attempting to join up with another individual to create a drug-dealing operation. The former player, who was recently cut by the Chicago Bears, was arrested last month after he was caught in a drug sting.
A Texas man spent 31 years behind bars until a judge recently came around and determined he did not belong there.