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U.S. border agent jailed for improper arrest of suspected drug smuggler
Washington Times ^ | October 25, 2011 | - Jerry Seper

Posted on 10/25/2011 3:10:18 PM PDT by moonshinner_09

A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been sentenced to two years in prison for improperly lifting the arms of a suspected 15-year-old drug smuggler while handcuffed — in what the Justice Department called a deprivation of the teenager’s constitutional right to be free from the use of unreasonable force.

Agent Jesus E. Diaz Jr. was named in a November 2009 federal grand jury indictment with deprivation of rights under color of law during an October 2008 arrest near the Rio Grande River in Eagle Pass, Texas, where he and other agents had responded to a report that illegal immigrants had crossed the river with bundles of drugs.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Mexico; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alien; aliens; immigration; mx; tx
anybody see a pattern here ?The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas, which brought the charges, is the same office that in February 2006 — under U.S. Attorney Johnny Sutton — prosecuted Border Patrol Agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean after they shot a drug-smuggling suspect, Osvaldo Aldrete-Davila, in the buttocks as he tried to flee back into Mexico after abandoning a van filled with 800 pounds of marijuana. Aldrete-Davila also was given immunity in the case and testified against the agents.

Agents Ramos and Compean were convicted and sentenced to, respectively, 11 and 12 years in prison. President George W. Bush commuted the sentences in 2009 after they had served two years The same prosecutors also charged Edwards County, Texas, Deputy Sheriff Gilmer Hernandez in 2005 with violating the civil rights of a Mexican criminal alien after he shot out the tires of a van filled with illegals as it sought to run him over. One of the illegal immigrants in the van was hit with bullet fragments in the incident, which shattered her teeth.

1 posted on 10/25/2011 3:10:30 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

“Agent Jesus E. Diaz Jr.”

Another anti-latino racist!

/s


2 posted on 10/25/2011 3:13:15 PM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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To: moonshinner_09

Travisty!


3 posted on 10/25/2011 3:13:54 PM PDT by Moleman
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To: moonshinner_09

The UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WANTS THESE CRIMINALS HERE!

The weapons of our troops are aimed in the wrong direction!


4 posted on 10/25/2011 3:14:24 PM PDT by Levante
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To: Moleman
This is pure friggin' BOOshit.

Who writes these "laws" and lets get them erased.

5 posted on 10/25/2011 3:15:49 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: moonshinner_09

These outrages against our police are just begging to become anti-Obama campaign ads in 2012.


6 posted on 10/25/2011 3:17:24 PM PDT by pabianice (")
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To: moonshinner_09

There seems to be a war by the USA on the American southwest.

The basic electoral objective is the relocation of much of Northern Mexico into the USA, for votes.


7 posted on 10/25/2011 3:17:47 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: knarf
Who writes these "laws" and lets get them erased.

If you are saying "lets erase the law writers"; I'm okay with that...

8 posted on 10/25/2011 3:20:11 PM PDT by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: moonshinner_09

Let me see if I understand this. Zero pulled all of the troops out of IRAQ because the Iraqi’s would not give them immunity.

So a Border Patrol Agent gets thrown in Jail for “improperly lifting a illegal criminal”. It seems being a Bp Agnet is a Lose lose proposition.

How about immunity for them from BS claims by ILLEGAL aliens invading the U.S.?


9 posted on 10/25/2011 3:26:15 PM PDT by marty60
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To: marty60

good point.

we have more troops on the Afgh-Pak border than our own.


10 posted on 10/25/2011 3:33:22 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: WOBBLY BOB

That is a daily source of po’dness to me everyday.

I haven’t heard ole Karsai walking back his siding with Paki if we have to fight them. I want all of our troops home, I’m sick of this BS Administration.
Ok, that’s my rant for today.


11 posted on 10/25/2011 3:36:41 PM PDT by marty60
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To: moonshinner_09

Ok, remind me again (I’m slow) - exactly who are these border agents supposed to protect and what job are they supposed to do??

Folks - the inmates are truly running the asylum!! What ever happened to the concept of right vs. wrong??


12 posted on 10/25/2011 3:40:18 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - Another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: marty60
Let me see if I understand this. Zero pulled all of the troops out of IRAQ because the Iraqi’s would not give them immunity.

That's what he wants us to think. It turns out that, in another spectacular falure of his administration, zero could NOT negotiate a new status of forces agreement with Iraq - part of which was the immunity clause for the troops. THAT'S why he decided to yank them out ASAP!!

13 posted on 10/25/2011 3:43:41 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - Another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: moonshinner_09

The bipartisan elitists continue their drive to eliminate American nationalism. I suggest that every Pubbie Presidential candidate be forced to take a stand on this issue, including Myth Romney and Ricardo “full of heart” Perry.


14 posted on 10/25/2011 3:44:34 PM PDT by hellbender
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To: moonshinner_09
Just because Jorge Boosh commuted their sentences does not mean they are out of trouble. I would bet that they can never work again in law enforcement.

Does anyone know how we can help all these people who stood in our defense at the border, and got screwed by the bipartisan open-borders crowd? And what is your stand on this, Jaime Ricardo "Rick" Perry? You claim you want to stop cross-border criminal activity.

15 posted on 10/25/2011 3:48:19 PM PDT by hellbender
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To: DustyMoment

The immunity thing hit me. Oh I’m sure he couldn’t negociate anything. That’s why he always gives in to the enemy. He is worse than Chamberlain.


16 posted on 10/25/2011 3:49:46 PM PDT by marty60
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To: DustyMoment

Part of this was the US having wadded itself up into being a paper tiger, and part of this was almost surely direct sabotage (i.e. Obama didn’t really want that kind of agreement, it pushed him in the name of defense into doing things that were distasteful towards his fellow Mooses).


17 posted on 10/25/2011 4:04:22 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: moonshinner_09

Waving the Ramos/Compean bloody shirt without recounting the factors that actually did get them in trouble is intellectual dishonesty. A small factor was their filing a sanitized report. I think we can agree that this is a no-no, even if we disagree about how big it is. Just think things like Ruby Ridge. A far larger factor was a genuinely idiotic, inflexible “gun enhancement” for crimes that involved the usage of a gun, which added a decade to a one or two year sentence.


18 posted on 10/25/2011 4:09:59 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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19 posted on 10/25/2011 4:15:28 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: moonshinner_09; Arrowhead1952; Racehorse; chicagolady; K-oneTexas; fuzzthatwuz; publana; ...

Ping!!


20 posted on 10/25/2011 4:39:21 PM PDT by SwinneySwitch
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To: moonshinner_09

BTTT!


21 posted on 10/25/2011 4:44:08 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: moonshinner_09

The Bush Border Legacy Lives On


22 posted on 10/25/2011 4:45:39 PM PDT by samtheman (Newt? Can you do it? Can you repudiate your time on the Pelosi couch?)
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To: moonshinner_09

Our Government wants the Border Patrol to leave these smugglers and illegals alone.

They prosecute a few Border Patrol agents and pretty soon the Agents get the message. Sit on your ass and do nothing.

Our Government is an accessory to the drug smuggling and illegal immigration problem.Just as they are guilty of supplying arms to the Drug Cartels.

Follow the money. How many white collar bankers have gone to jail for laundering money?


23 posted on 10/25/2011 5:02:40 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: moonshinner_09

For a matter of information. That story has been removed from the site
Every so often we are forced to remove stories from our site. We’re sorry but you just happened to request one of them.

They buried that one real quick.Out of sight-out of mind


24 posted on 10/25/2011 5:27:44 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

Sickening. I just don’t get it! I don’t want to understand it.


25 posted on 10/25/2011 5:51:25 PM PDT by FryingPan101 (Perry/Palin (Just dreamin'))
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To: SwinneySwitch; moonshinner_09

Thanks for the ping S S. OK, who has the Whiskey Tango Foxtrot cat pic??


26 posted on 10/26/2011 4:41:19 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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To: moonshinner_09
They buried that one real quick. Out of sight-out of mind.

Yep. Sent that one down the Memory Hole "toot-sweet."

27 posted on 10/26/2011 4:12:15 PM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: BradyLS; moonshinner_09

Which story? I find the Washington Times story and the Ramos and Compean documentation. In any case, the federal lawyers are nuts.


28 posted on 10/26/2011 4:19:54 PM PDT by AndrewC
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