CULBERSON COUNTY, Texas – Culberson County Sheriff Oscar Carrillo informed ABC-7 that he’s alarmed by the variety of our bodies which were turning up in his space.
“Traditionally, we have now encountered possibly one to 2 our bodies of migrants per yr. In 2021 we’re as much as 30,” the sheriff stated.
An issue Sheriff Carrillo is experiencing is how a lot it prices to course of the physique and who’s having to foot the invoice.
“Proper now, after we course of a dying it is all at native taxpayer cash. We will not proceed funding these investigations which might be incurring these bills,” stated Carrillo.
He believes he is aware of who’s accountable saying, “The coyotes, the guides, the folks, the cartels holding them accountable for the misplaced lives. We have to prosecute these folks and we aren’t seeing it. We’re seeing very small numbers from the federal authorities and on the state facet.”