Skip to comments.Reese family ‘not guilty’ of gun smuggling but legal troubles far from over(NM ATF)
Posted on 08/03/2012 8:44:37 AM PDT by marktwain
With money laundering conspiracy charges dismissed by the judge beforehand, verdicts were returned yesterday in the U.S. District Court in Las Cruces, N.M., on remaining charges against members of the Reese family, Deming gun dealers who have, for the past year, been fighting charges of knowingly selling to straw purchasers providing guns to Mexican cartels. Pronounced not guilty on the most damning charges, three family members still face a daunting legal threat.
All four family members, Remington, Terri, Rick Reese and Ryin Reese, were acquitted of one count of conspiracy and 17 counts of gun smuggling, KVIA ABC7 reported, noting Remington Reese, 20, was acquitted on all counts and released from jail on Wednesday.
The jury did convict Terri, Rick and Ryin of making false statements in connection with the acquisition of firearms, the report continued. Ryin was found guilty on two counts while both Rick and Terri were found guilty on one count each.
Tea Party patriots of Luna County, which has provided regular courtroom detail updates throughout the proceedings, broke the remaining counts down, citing the dealers' signatures on the Form 4473 (ATFs Firearm Transaction Record, a form a buyer must complete in order to purchase a gun from a licensed dealer) as the governments basis for the charges.
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The Federal Department of Injustice destroys everything it comes in contact with. May the prosecutors suffer greatly in hell, because that is definitely where they are headed.
I’m sick of this process crime bullshit. Although to be fair, if they just shut their mouths like you’re supposed to do while being questioned, they wouldn’t have this problem. (At least I assume the evidence isn’t TOTALLY fictional, but maybe I give the government too much credit)
Isn’t it almost comical, the Justice Dept accusing an individual of smuggling guns to Mexico? I think I heard something somewhere about the ATF doing exactly that, but I guess if you are in the government, there is no laws that pertain to your actions.
Note my tagline.
The feds trying to push people into another Ruby Ridge?
Yep....and nothing will ever be done about them no matter who wins the next (possibly last) election.
Just consider, the State Dept. needed to be flushed of hundreds of well-known commie traitors in 1945 and their ideological descendants are still in absolute control.
There isn't a single GOP politician (Conservative OR RINO) who would even consider flushing virtually every Federal agency of the marxist scum in the bureaucracy that rules us through unConstitutional regulations and policies.
Wasn't that the whole premise of the ATF "sting" Operation Fast and Furious?
Is Holder being called as a witness?