As it turns out folks, the story has been verified….finally - and thanks to one of our readers, Grandmaster. Please see more information below.
This story has been pulled, since authenticity cannot be verified. Blogger, thirdwavedave is attempting to verify this story and promises to get back to us. UPDATE: thirdwavedave also cannot verify this story, but I have to tell you after looking at the photos, how can it be anything else but real?
LATEST UPDATE 01-15-08 IN A LINK PROVIDED IN THE COMMENT SECTION OF THE PAGE, FROM GRANDMASTER:
From Worldnetdaily.com, “Drug smugglers using official Texas vehicles Despite prosecution by Sutton, fake state trucks still being found.”
Since 2005, federal and state law enforcement officials have known drug smugglers were using fake Texas Department of Transportation vehicles to haul their cargo all over the Lone Star State.
But, more than two years later, and despite a major prosecution of the 11 people involved in the scam by Johnny Sutton of the U.S. attorney’s office – the official known for handing two Border Patrol agents jail sentences of more than 10 years apiece – the fraudulent trucks are still being found carrying their illicit loads.
The story continues HERE.