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July 19, 2021

FRONT LINES, Episode 2: Santa Muerte

Therese Apel

Deputy John Johnson and Deputy Tony Shack search a suspect vehicle.

In the second episode of the Front Lines series, we see Deputy Tony Shack find a statue depicting Santa Muerte, one of the patron saints of drugs and money in the cartel culture, on a passenger in a van with a paper tag. Deputy John Johnson helps in the search of the van. In addition, Deputy William Lindley and others are searching for a particular female suspect known to be running drugs regularly in Mississippi, and Deputy Chris Picou is a part of an escort that brings Madison Police Officer Corey Ray home after a long hospitalization.

Deputy William Lindley returns to his vehicle after a traffic stop.


Deputy John Johnson shows off his Santa Muerte tattoo.

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