Skip to comments.Mexico Frees Ex-Marine Jailed for Bringing In Gun
Posted on 12/22/2012 3:51:04 AM PST by Olog-hai
A Marine veteran jailed for months in Mexico after trying to carry a family heirloom shotgun across the border has been freed, U.S. officials and his lawyer said late Friday.
The attorney for 27-year-old Jon Hammar tweeted Friday night that his client had been released from a detention center in Matamoros, Mexico. Jon is out, going home! Eddie Varon Levy tweeted.
An aide to a legal representative of the Mexican attorney generals office had told U.S. Sen. Bill Nelsons staff about the pending release after the Florida Democrats office got word from Hammars mother, according to a press release from Nelson's office.
A defense lawyer said Mexican authorities determined there was no intent to commit a crime, Nelsons office said. The senator was among a handful of elected officials who urged the State Department to help get Hammar out of Mexico. His family had said he was being held in isolation after threats to his safety were received.
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Why aren’t the libtards/socialists/totalitarians screaming that he should be kept in jail? Will he have to wear an electronic tether?
I’m extremely glad this fine man is being released. He was s damned fool to bring a firearm into that third world hellhole
Shouldn’t this be in BREAKING NEWS?
Brought about in great degree because of relentless activism by the citizen media.
Now he needs to get a few of his Marine buddies and then go back and Chuck Norris the place.
Another indication that Mexico has dollar signs dancing in its head---and is salivating for US tax dollars.
It's sickening that the US is financing Mexico's "pressure groups"---para-military Mexican lawbreakers pouring over the border with nothing but mayhem in mind.
SAP-HAPPY OHAHA AND VOTE-CRAZED POLS AID AND ABET INVASION----AND THE UNDERMINING OF US NTL SECURITY.
Latino Groups Warn Congress to Fix Immigration.... or Else
NY Times ^ | December 17, 2012 | Julia Preston / FR Posted by Bon of Babble
WASHINGTON The nations largest Latino organizations warned Congress on Wednesday that they will keep a report card during the immigration debate next year, with plans to mobilize their voters against lawmakers who do not support a comprehensive immigration bill. Make no mistake, we will be watching, said Eliseo Medina, international secretary-treasurer of the Service Employees International Union, which led one of the most extensive Latino voter drives. The report card will show who stood with us and who stood against us on immigration reform, Mr. Medina said."(Excerpt) Read more at thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com ...
More stupidity from the Third World infecting our culture. Stupids do not know how to navigate democracy and are undermining it. The Latino Service Employees International Union should be rigorously investigated to determine (1) the source of its funding,(2) whether foreign govts subsidizee their activities, and, (3) the scope and dimension of lawreaking WRT latino vote drives.
Threats cause corrupt Mehican federales to cower in fear----but in America IT IS AGAINST THE LAW to threaten a US lawmaker----and it is illegal to use threats to pass legislation.
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Yes, The People were behind his release. The Obama regime would have let them keep him, torture him, kill him, or whatever they wanted.
First mistake was going into Mexico to begin with.
I am glad the man is home, but we should remember that pretty much the same thing has happened to a Marine who took a gun into New York City.
I would bet that the New York jail is a bit more comfortable than the Mexican one, but the fact is the laws in New York are as bad as the Mexican ones.
Unless you’re a criminal enjoying the old “revolving door”, that is . . .
“First mistake was going into Mexico to begin with.”
No chit, mon.
Mexico has some beautiful and unique spots. No more. Now they’re just killing/extortion zones.
(Hey, I just had an idea. They could put up some “Killing & Extortion Free Zone” signs....)
Get ‘cher GUN CONTROL RIIIIGHT HERE! ‘Down in Mehhhiccco land wit’ all them guns Barry O “walked” over the border thanks to all that TARP $$$$$$$$$.
Now, eat sh*t GRINGOS!!!
Now we can plan our vacation in fun-filled, sunny Mexico.
And the lesson?......MEXICO IS AN OUT-OF-CONTROL HELLHOLE that lacks in culture and human decency - put up a 20ft. fence and stay the the hell out of there!
Bronco, being anti-American, can’t be bothered with the plight of a single falsely imprisoned citizen.
He and his sty are now ensconsed in sunny, socialist Hawaii on their well-deserved ‘holiday’ vacation paid for with bloated, borrowed dollars.
The U.S. citizenry has been forcibly sending millions upon millions upon millions of bribery/extortion dollars to this corrupt country over the years....and those vacationing there seem blissfully unaware they're feeding the hand which is duping them.....and which is playing ALL of us for suckers.
It was an antique gun from his grandfather...the guy has PTSD having had 2 tours in Iraq...who knows his personal feelings.
THIS GUY IS NOT A “FOOL”...HE IS AN AMERICAN HERO.
Anyone, regardless of their past service, their present condition or their future aspirations, who tries to bring a firearm into Mexico is a damned fool. I don’t need all caps for that verity.
Then whoever knew that he was heading into Mexico with this weapon is the fool.
an antique gun from his grandfather
and the purpose of taking this into Mexico was what????