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Pinal sheriff seeks $5 million to fight smugglers

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu (File Photo)

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu (File Photo)

Sheriff Paul Babeu is pushing the state to give Pinal County $5 million for fighting drug smugglers.

Babeu told Pima County Republicans Tuesday he needs the cash for a helicopter, ground-based radar, armored vehicles and rifles to arm his people and fight drug cartels.

The Arizona Daily Star reports a spending request on border security is set for a hearing Thursday in the state Senate.

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One comment

  1. The $5m would be much better spent on saving people’s lives with transplants rather than giving it to this narcissistic, extremist publicity *****.

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