Skip to comments.[South Texas]Border Patrol finds rocket launcher, grenade launcher, explosives near Rio Grande
Posted on 09/14/2011 4:40:13 PM PDT by SwinneySwitch
FRONTON U. S. Border Patrol agents seized six assault rifles, one rocket launcher, a grenade launcher, and three packages of what appeared to be C-4 explosives Tuesday near the Rio Grande.
Agents patrolling the river near Fronton spotted a black bag in the brush. Inside, agents found the guns, rocket launcher, grenade launcher and explosives, along with a lower receiver for an assault rifle and 20 ammunition magazines.
The weapons were turned over to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives for further investigation
Probably an Obama Fast and Furious stash.
Sounds like somebody plans to go to war.
Turned them over to the ATF? You’ll never see or hear from them again if the Admin has anything to say about it. Are we ever going to learn?
The weapons were turned over to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives to be repatriated.
Why did they even turn in to ATF...should’ve turned it over to the Recon Texas Ranger Teams on the border. They would have actually placed it in safe keeping. Texas Rangers can be trusted.
Wish I had found that, I could use some more magazines.
These kinds of conventional weapons are what worry me more than anything else. Given the prevalence of IEDs overseas, how long can it be until they make their way here?
They’re finding stuff all over,, had a couple arrests in the bay area,, rocket launcher, no rockets, and a major explosives cache of an enthusiast..
seems like cops are almost running into folks like this these days.. youts and pot bellied ‘neopatriots’ with munitions
hate to see what some folks have buried in their back yards. ;-)
“Are we ever going to learn?”
This is not surprising. Our southern border is like a piece of Swiss cheese.
When, not if, the jihadists attack, it will be found that they and their weapons of destruction came across the southern border.
What other method would they use?
Interesting timing, the Texas FReeper memorial shoot is around the corner. Maybe someone dropped some party favors?
Shoot, a fella’ could have a pretty good weekend in Vegas with all that stuff.
Are we gonna trust THEM not to return them to the drug cartel? Putting the fox in charge of the chicken house again. Better to turn them over to the Texas Rangers.
That Gun show loop hole!!! We gotta close it! Think of children!
Update 23:55 zulu
All of the weapons were processed and are once again back in the possession of their rightful owners... the zeta cartel.
If you intended to ping all those folks, I think you missed.
Great minds...... and all that.
But if I was going to hide something so important ... wouldn't I think to use a more camoflageing color than black?
Need Bagdad Babs in military garb posted with all stories like this.
Given the ATFs record I suspect they will just turn the guns over to another gunrunner.
“Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives for further investigation”
why does this scenario seem to provoke ROLMAO....like the Keystone Kops...
Walk away border patrol...the ATF is watching to see who uses it before they move in.
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