Starr County HIDTA task force to be suspended Tuesday

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(Source: Starr County)

Harlingen, Texas (KVEO)—Funding for the Starr County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force will be suspended effective Tuesday.

According to a letter sent by South Texas HIDTA to County officials, the executive board voted to suspend all South Texas HIDTA funding to the Starr County HIDTA task force until December 31, 2020.

letter sent by South Texas HIDTA to Starr County Judge Eloy Vera. (Source: Starr County)

Starr County Judge Eloy Vera, says he did not know the reason behind the decision and the task force will be expected to be suspended at the end of Tuesday.

“Any expenditure made after June 30, 2020, that is generally paid with HIDTA funds, will not be reimbursed to your entity.” the letter stated.

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