90 Miles From Tyranny : Tracing Mexican meth to the Dallas cop killer

Friday, July 15, 2016

Tracing Mexican meth to the Dallas cop killer

In all likelihood, Dallas police killer Micah Johnson was an amphetamine addict. On July 9, quoting Dallas police sources, Fox reported that meth had been found in a search of the home he shared with his mother. As Fox further noted, the effects of the C-4 explosion were such that we will never know with 100 percent certainty that he was on meth at the time of the killings but his behavior tracks with someone on meth.

Dallas Police Chief David Brown has said that Johnson was “delusional,” laughing, singing and scrawling cryptic messages on the wall in his own blood while he traded shots with police. In 2014 the National Institutes of Health published a useful paper, “Methamphetamine Alters Brain Structures, Impairs Mental Flexibility,” which notes that “methamphetamine alters brain structures involved in decision-making,” but any experienced law enforcement officer can tell you that. Johnson certainly fit the profile of a meth user.

So, if Johnson was a meth addict, who supplied him with dope?

On these pages in December 2015, I recounted how Chinese meth precursors come into Mexico through new Chinese-built ports on the West Coast of that county. The Mexican drug cartels then mass-produce the precursors in liquid form and smuggle it across the Mexico-Texas border. The Drug Enforcement Administration had reported that in 2014 meth seizures were up 90 percent in the Lower Rio Grande Valley near the Gulf of Mexico, 136 percent in...Read More HERE

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