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Going It Alone
Washington Post, by Eli Saslow

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/10/2014 5:18:06 AM

ENCINO, Tex. — Elias Pompa had a thousand square miles of backcountry to patrol by himself, but now all he could see was the red Texas clay coating his windshield. “Damn dirt,” the sheriff’s deputy said, turning on his wipers, trying to follow the road as dusk closed in on him 11 hours into his shift. The gravel lane turned into two trail ruts, and the trail disappeared in sand and mesquite. He checked his location on a map, but the nearest marked road was three miles away. He had been dispatched to this part of Brooks County to investigate

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kane toad, 8/10/2014 7:32:59 AM     (No. 9960114)

Funny, they didn´t mention the adults, dressed in military gear, equipped with military weapons, marching single file across the border. an oversight I´m sure. s/o

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Reply 2 - Posted by: usltn, 8/10/2014 11:22:07 AM     (No. 9960399)

It takes a lot of courage to be out alone,at night with no back-up.Our police forces are full of people like him.

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