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My, My, how the tables have turned. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department is hiding something. Not saying it’s illegal, I don’t wanna get sued, but hear me out on this one it might get messy. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department is currently undergoing an audit. During this time, the auditor came upon a safe full of money in an evidence room that he wasn’t allowed to see.
Here’s where it gets tricky. A quote from the article shows Sheriff Eddie Guerra saying:
“We have nothing to hide. If the DA says he has the authority to inspect it, then we will allow him to come in, but there is no affidavit. “
Sound familiar? It’s a line that law enforcement is used to hearing and bypassing as we hear in the news all the time:
Citizen: Come back and show me a warrant.
Cop: Yeah right, step out of the vehicle, and hold my joint.
The auditor has a point on this one, “Hey I’m checking your numbers, I need to know about every penny you all confiscate because if your numbers start looking funny, whether intentional or not, I need to know. I’m helping YOU bro. Not to mention, this is exactly the sort of thing I’m here to look for.”
Meanwhile the issue is up to the DA to decide by the end of April so it’s his baby. The auditor is there trying to keep track of the books since the ‘Trusted, Proven, Leadership” of Sheriff Trevino is being scrubbed from the walls.
Which brings me to another popular line in law enforcement “If you have nothing to hide, what are you afraid of?”
This is how we got here: