In this April 6, 2008, file photo, a Texas state trooper is shown sitting in his vehicle in Eldorado. Drivers in Texas busted for drunken driving, not paying child support or low-level drug offenses are among thousands of “high-threat” criminal arrests that officials have touted in defense of a nearly $1 billion mission to secure the border with Mexico, an Associated Press analysis has found.
In this April 6, 2008, file photo, a Texas state trooper is shown sitting in his vehicle in Eldorado. Drivers in Texas busted for drunken driving, not paying child support or low-level drug offenses are among thousands of “high-threat” criminal arrests that officials have touted in defense of a nearly $1 billion mission to secure the border with Mexico, an Associated Press analysis has found. Tony Gutierrez AP archives
In this April 6, 2008, file photo, a Texas state trooper is shown sitting in his vehicle in Eldorado. Drivers in Texas busted for drunken driving, not paying child support or low-level drug offenses are among thousands of “high-threat” criminal arrests that officials have touted in defense of a nearly $1 billion mission to secure the border with Mexico, an Associated Press analysis has found. Tony Gutierrez AP archives

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