Teens being recruited to smuggle for cartels in border cities


By Jason Trahan
Dallas Morning News

DALLAS — Mexican drug cartels are reaching into border-area schools to recruit new soldiers and killers, and state police officials are warning parents that those efforts could expand into North Texas and throughout the state.

Steven McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, said Tuesday that the recruiting is done through gangs, and warned parents to be wary.

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  3. Gangs
  4. Patrol Issues
  5. Juvenile Crime

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