Mexican Army @ War with Juarez Police

This type of news is hardly reported by the national media but down here in Southern New Mexico, this is everyday stuff.

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- EL PASO, Texas -- A total of 11 Juarez police officers were arrested in the last couple of days in the violence-plagued city of Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

Some people worry the violence will carry over to El Paso and others think it's just hurting tourism.

A total of 11 Juarez police officers were arrested on charges of carrying drugs in their patrol cars. But this operation only brought upon more violence in Juarez. A shooting between some members of the Mexican Army and Juarez police officers exploded in the streets because officers refused to take part of the operation to check for illegal arms and drugs.

Also, an anonymous tip lead the Mexican Army to a house where they found drugs, arms and three hostages; one of them an El Paso resident. They said they were asked to give up the names of their drug dealers in exchange for their freedom.