Operation Lone Star Task Force ‘Holding The Line’ Against Cartel Traffickers But ‘Can’t Stop Everyone’

A 20-Agency Operation Lone Star Task Force Is Making Headway Interdicting Cartel And Gang Activity Stemming From The Texas-Mexico Border Along A Major Trafficking Route To The So-Called Sanctuary City Of Houston, Officials Say.

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Poll: Majority Of Americans Say U.S. Is Being Invaded At The Southern Border

More Than Half Of Americans Surveyed In A New NPR/Ipsos Poll, 54%, Say It’s Either Completely Or Somewhat True That The U.S. Is Being Invaded At The Southern Border.

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Three Nashvillians Plead Guilty To Smuggling Drugs For Mexican Cartel

Earlier This Month, Three People From Nashville Entered A Guilty Plea For Smuggling Millions Of Dollars Worth Of Drugs. The Trio Moved Fentanyl And Heroin Into Texas And Then On To Various Other U.S. Cities On Behalf Of A Mexican Drug Cartel. The Group Was Responsible For Making The Trip From The Border With The Drugs Multiple Times To Their Final Stop In Tennessee Before They Were Arrested.

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Illegal Immigration Surge Helped Fuel U.S. Drug Overdose Spike

Drug Overdoses Spiked Last Year Alongside A Significant Rise In Illegal Immigration, Raising Questions About How The Increased Traffic At The Border Could Be Leading To More Drug Deaths.

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Lee Authorizes Tennessee Guard Deployment To Southern Border As Drug Crisis Surges

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Is Deploying Additional Tennessee Guard Troops To The Texas-Mexico Border In Early 2022 To Help Combat A Surge In Deadly Drugs Being Smuggled Into The U.S. As Part Of The Ongoing Border Crisis.

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Tennessee Continues To Wage War On Drug Use

While Tennessee Has Made Strides In The War On Drugs, The Problem Still Exists And The Use Of Synthetic Drugs Like Fentanyl Continues To Rise.

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