Friday, 02 September 2011 09:12
EDINBURG — Local police and the Rio Grande Valley sector of the U.S. Border Patrol are using a Texas law to educate business owners about turning a blind eye to criminal activity.
Last week, authorities unveiled their “Taking Care of Business” initiative that they say will help keep crime out of local communities.
“It’s impacting all of us, especially in our neighborhoods,” said Border Patrol’s Chief Patrol Agent Rosendo Hinojosa. “We’re going to educate, work with the community, real property owners to inform them of the Texas Nuisance Abatement law that’s on the books that we will be enforced upon them if we don’t get the resolution that we’re seeking.”