Jurors in the trial of five men charged with using a horse racing and breeding operation to launder drug money for a Mexican cartel will return to court on Wednesday to hear closing arguments.
You could think of it as fighting fire with fire. For nearly 20 years cities across the country have taken assets confiscated from criminal activity and used the proceeds to battle or dismantle current illegal activity. Case in point — today’s demolition of nearly 50 abandoned houses in Dallas.
A former sergeant with the Mesquite Police Department pleaded guilty to charges of stealing government money.