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Mexico detains man accused in "Fast and Furious" gun-running killing
news.terra.com (Reuters) ^ | 7 September, 2012 | Herbert Lash

Posted on 09/08/2012 3:13:41 AM PDT by marktwain

Mexican police detained a man accused of fatally shooting a U.S. Border Patrol agent almost two years ago in Arizona in a botched U.S. operation to track guns smuggled across the border, the government said Friday.

Federal police detained Jesus Leonel Sanchez Meza on Thursday in Sonora state, which borders Arizona, where agent Brian Terry was shot dead in December 2010, the Public Security Ministry said. The Mexican Attorney General's Office plans to extradite Sanchez Meza to the United States, the ministry said in a statement.

Two guns found at the scene were traced to a botched U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) sting operation called "Fast and Furious" that allowed weapons to slip across the border. It was not clear, however, if those weapons fired the fatal shots.

Four others have been accused in the shooting, the ministry said. Officials did not say if they were also being detained.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.terra.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Mexico; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; fastandfurious; gunrunner; gunwalker; murdergate
Reuters is part of the MSM.
1 posted on 09/08/2012 3:13:52 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: MestaMachine

Gunwalker / Murdergate ping.


2 posted on 09/08/2012 3:14:36 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Another “workplace violence” incident? Like Ft Hood? Give DHS a few minutes to proclaim it so, and it’ll get buried in the forgotten news.


3 posted on 09/08/2012 3:49:38 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Liberals, democrats & unions - the leftist scum - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: carriage_hill
All of Jesus' friends are saying, in that childish, sing-song voice .. ;

"Your in touble now-owwww"

Legal entry into the US .. a dream come true for Jesus.

4 posted on 09/08/2012 4:22:58 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: knarf

“Legal entry into the US .. a dream come true for Jesus.”

And 20-30 million more “criminal illegal alien nightmares” for us to deal with.


5 posted on 09/08/2012 4:28:32 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Liberals, democrats & unions - the leftist scum - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: marktwain

Let’s see...

One of the most criminal escapades of the current administration.
It hasn’t been satisfactorily resolved for most Americans.
Upcoming election...60 days out...eight weeks or so...
0bama needs a target for deflection...

Welcome to the US, Jesus Leonel Sanchez Meza...


6 posted on 09/08/2012 4:48:05 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
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To: PubliusMM

And from an article on cbs;

“In Operation Fast and Furious and at least three earlier probes during the administration of President George W. Bush, agents in Arizona employed a risky tactic called gun-walking — allowing low-level “straw” buyers in gun-trafficking networks to leave with loads of weapons purchased at gun shops. The goal was to track the guns to major weapons traffickers and drug cartels in order to bring cases against kingpins who had long eluded prosecution under the prevailing strategy of arresting low-level purchasers of guns who were suspected of buying them for others.

During Operation Fast and Furious, many of the weapons weren’t tracked and wound up at crime scenes in Mexico and the U.S., including the Terry shooting.”

Bush did it three times. He’s three times worse than obama! /s


7 posted on 09/08/2012 4:51:45 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
Bush tracked, zero didn't

Big difference.

8 posted on 09/08/2012 5:48:55 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: marktwain
The Mexican Attorney General's Office plans to extradite Sanchez Meza to the United States, the ministry said in a statement.

No, go ahead and convict him. Holder will just let him roam free, to rape and murder. He'll become a frito-bandito hero to the criminal invasion force.

9 posted on 09/08/2012 5:58:43 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: marktwain

Even the Mexican government thinks Romenys is going to win. They sure wouldn’t have bothered to catch him for Obama.


10 posted on 09/08/2012 7:39:56 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: marktwain

First they denied God, then they arrested Jesus. Someone warn the Holy Spirit, the rats are going for the Trinity...


11 posted on 09/08/2012 8:53:55 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: marktwain; Joe Brower; Travis McGee; LucyT; vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; ...

Another day, another drip.


12 posted on 09/08/2012 10:55:02 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and bo stinks)
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To: MestaMachine

Thanks for the ping.


13 posted on 09/08/2012 11:59:07 AM PDT by GOPJ (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - T. Jefferson)
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To: marktwain

Will probably meet with a serious accident soon after arriving in the US.


14 posted on 09/08/2012 3:11:47 PM PDT by jch10 (America needs some R and R!)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

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15 posted on 09/08/2012 9:51:42 PM PDT by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: marktwain

what gets me is they had to be forced to do and we dont know if these guys are scapegoats or what.


16 posted on 09/08/2012 11:11:01 PM PDT by dalebert
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