The Possum Cop Chronicles Posted in: Lifestyle Nightmare on the Border 2:00 a.m. on a Tuesday night. I’m sitting in an 18 ft. aluminum boat, “Boat 1,” tied to a tree on the U.S. side of the Rio Grande River across from the Mexican town of Reynosa swapping stories with my partner and trying to stay awake.PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!