16 Apr 21
“Life is short. Shorter for some than others!”
Captain Augustus “Gus” McCrae (played by Robert Duvall) in the 1989 TV adaptation of the 1985 Larry Mcurtry Western novel, “Lonesome Dove”
In otherwise-peaceful NC, on 8 Apr 21, a local otherwise-respectable basketball coach and another man were found shot to death in an Alamance County trailer park.
The basketball coach was apparently, and most unwisely, dabbling in the illegal drug trade. Heavily-armed cartel members unexpectedly showed up, and shots were exchanged.
No arrests so far.
Violent Mexican drug cartels enjoy an active presence all across the USA, and they have no compunction about enforcing territorial claims and protecting cash-flow, as well as “product”
Under the JRB Administration’s current open-border policy, cartel members freely move back and forth
Benign, camouflaged drug-stashes and routes are actively protected, via bacciferous gunfire and other forms of violence!
Those running the illegal drug trade are extremely competitive, paranoiac, territorial, and precipitously violent!
Accordingly, who come across drug stashes and active drug transport, under any circumstances, are in substantial peril, be they LEO or not!
Naive and gullible American citizens, who think they can make extra money by selling/distributing/transporting illegal drugs and drug money, have no idea whom they’re dealing with!
Thus, who get mixed-up in the illegal drug trade, at any level, needn’t concern themselves with “retirement
… as we see!