OFIR President spells out cartel danger
How many Oregonians know that Mexican drug cartels seek to addict U.S. grade-school children to cheap, potent new drugs?
How many know cartels’ technology is 10 years more advanced than the U.S. Border Patrol’s and that cartels even track border patrol movements by satellite?
And how many know that cartels are entrenched in Oregon, distributing heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine through major hubs in Portland, Salem and Eugene?
Late last year, I learned this and more from the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Joe Arabit, former FBI agent Richard Valdemar and other experts at the National Sheriffs Border School in El Paso.
Read the entire guest opinion Kendoll: Drug cartels pose a huge threat here.