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Mexico: 132 Inmates Escape From Border Prison

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posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 11:13 PM
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Mexico: 132 Inmates Escape From Border Prison


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More than 130 inmates escaped from a prison in northern Mexico through a tunnel on Monday, setting off a search by police and soldiers in an area close to the U.S. border.

Authorities in Coahuila state discovered a 7-yard long tunnel, ropes and electric cables they believe were used in the break from the prison in Piedras Negras, a city across the border from Eagle Pass, Texas, according to state Attorney General Homero Ramos Gloria.

Ramos said the prison's director and two other employees were detained for an investigation into the escape of 132 prisoners. The prison houses roughly 73
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posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 11:13 PM
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So it looks like the cartels paid off the guards and at least 130 prisoners are loose. I wonder if they stayed in Mexico, or are coming into Eagle Pass.
This has happened before

In December 2010, 153 inmates escaped from a prison in the northern city of Nuevo Laredo, right across Laredo, Texas. Authorities charged 41 guards with aiding the inmates in that escape. Mexico's drug gangs frequently try to break their members out of prison.


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posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 11:21 PM
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The situation in Mexico is seriously under discussed.



posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 11:22 PM
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just wondering what piece of information were missing from this story



posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 11:28 PM
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Drug dealers can buy policemen with all the money that they have and policemen don't make that much, so it's easy to get away with putting the police on your side.

Sad but true!!!



posted on Sep, 18 2012 @ 07:39 AM
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Originally posted by toolstarr

Mexico: 132 Inmates Escape From Border Prison


abcnews.go.com

More than 130 inmates escaped from a prison in northern Mexico through a tunnel on Monday, setting off a search by police and soldiers in an area close to the U.S. border.

Authorities in Coahuila state discovered a 7-yard long tunnel, ropes and electric cables they believe were used in the break from the prison in Piedras Negras, a city across the border from Eagle Pass, Texas, according to state Attorney General Homero Ramos Gloria.

Ramos said the prison's director and two other employees were detained for an investigation into the escape of 132 prisoners. The prison houses roughly 73
(visit the link for the full news article)




nvm.
edit on 18/9/2012 by pheonix358 because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 18 2012 @ 09:49 AM
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I have friends that lived in Eagle Pass for many years. Needless to say they weren't the least bit surprised by this at all. According to them the police in that part of the state are more corrupt than the criminals. That's part of the reason they moved away from there.



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