A chilling message from the cartels: Billboards with hanging mannequins warning cops to choose ‘silver over lead’ appear in Texas

Scary: A mannequin wearing a suit and tie was seen hanging from a noose from the El Paso billboard

 

  • Two billboards along highways in El Paso, Texas were vandalized and had mannequins hanging off of them
  • One reads ‘silver or lead’ in Spanish which is taken to mean that police and business owners can either take drug cartels’ bribes or die
  • Worries spreading that cartels that have ruled Mexican border towns with violence may be headed north

Two frightening incidents of vandalism in El Paso near the Mexican border in Texas have been interpreted as warnings from drug cartels. Continue reading