Skip to comments.Video Shows 53 Inmates Escaping Mexican Prison
Posted on 05/22/2009 10:05:46 PM PDT by kellynla
MEXICO CITY -- Security camera footage shows that guards at a Mexican prison nonchalantly stood by as 53 dangerous inmates walked out _ and didn't rush into action with their guns drawn until well after their convoy of escape vehicles had disappeared into the inky night.
The footage published by Reforma newspaper Thursday provides a rare inside look at lax security inside Mexico's prisons, a problem that makes prosecuting drug smugglers vastly more difficult. Interpol described the worst of the criminals, who escaped without firing a shot, as "a risk to the safety and security of citizens around the world."
Interpol issued an international security alert for 11 of the prisoners involved in the 2-minute-and-52-second prison break Saturday in Cieneguillas, in the northern state of Zacatecas. About a dozen of the prisoners were drug cartel suspects.
The video shows bored-looking guards watching TV before one of the prisoners opens an unlocked gate to his cell block and then orders a group of inmates to follow him into the guards' room. The guards step aside, making no moves to stop the escape, until they are shoved into the cell block by the inmates, some of them armed.
Prisoners then cover the camera with a blanket. Meanwhile, a second security camera outside the prison filmed the arrival of gunmen in police cars with flashing lights shortly before 5 a.m. Two guards run to open the front gate without questioning the drivers.
Eight gunmen wearing jackets with federal police insignia then enter the prison building and escort the inmates to the cars waiting in the prison parking lot. After they are gone, one guard with his hands bound by plastic luggage ties is seen walking calmly down an empty hall.
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Most of those inmates will be in front of the Home Depot on Sunset tomorrow.
California, Here I Come!
And they'll be democRAT-voting citizens by 2012.
they probably voted in the last election. twice!
Don’t forget: the Mexican government’s outstanding reputation for honesty and integrity means that their claims can never be doubted.
Therefore, if the Mexican government says that “90% of all guns used by the cartels come from the U.S.”, then it must be true.
This is why our right to keep and bear arms must be curtailed.
Holder said it, Obama repeated it, and the Mexican government confirmed it. End of story.
Wow, and I thought our system was corrupt.
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