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US angry over release of Mexican drug lord
Associated Press ^ | Aug. 10, 2013 10:41 AM EDT | Adriana Gomez Licon and Mark Stevenson

Posted on 08/10/2013 7:59:40 AM PDT by Olog-hai

U.S. law enforcement officials expressed outrage over the release from prison of Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero and vowed to continue efforts to bring to justice the man who ordered the killing of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent.

Caro Quintero was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the 1985 kidnapping and killing of DEA agent Enrique Camarena, but a Mexican federal court ordered his release this week, saying he had been improperly tried in a federal court for state crimes.

The 60-year-old walked out of a prison in the western state of Jalisco early Friday after serving 28 years of his sentence.

The U.S. Department of Justice said it found the court’s decision “deeply troubling.” …

(Excerpt) Read more at bigstory.ap.org ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Mexico; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dea; druglord; enriquecamanera; rafaelcaroquintero

1 posted on 08/10/2013 7:59:40 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Democrats would want to make him a US citizen.


2 posted on 08/10/2013 8:01:38 AM PDT by boycott
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To: Olog-hai

U.S. law enforcement officials expressed outrage over the release from prison of Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero and vowed to continue efforts to bring to justice the man who ordered the killing of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent.
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The United States is sure getting a long list of people we vow to bring to Justice.

Are we sure OJ isn’t President?


3 posted on 08/10/2013 8:06:13 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Olog-hai

Wonder how many of our guns he has access to.


4 posted on 08/10/2013 8:11:58 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Olog-hai

“It means a disrespect for our government ... This is only six, seven months into their tenure and all of a sudden things are happening, not necessarily for the good.”

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Um, DUH.

So, let’s make more of their people US citizens!!!


5 posted on 08/10/2013 8:12:22 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Venturer

Just why do you think nobama is always on the golf course? Just like oj, he’s looking for perps to bring them to justice.


6 posted on 08/10/2013 8:13:29 AM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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Obama and Liberal RINOs can’t wait to give this murderer Amnesty.

They are so bought by the Mexican Drug Cartels and the Hispanic/Mestizo Ku Klux Klan


7 posted on 08/10/2013 9:46:26 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Difference between George Zimmerman and Al Sharpton is that Sharpton woulda let honky family burn)
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Caro Quintero was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the 1985 kidnapping and killing of DEA agent Enrique Camarena,...

That's one less Federal agent than the Fast and Furious operation killed.

8 posted on 08/10/2013 10:07:45 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Olog-hai

Judges get the same choice in Mexico as everyone else: Plata or Plomo. Translation: Silver (bribe) or Lead (bullet).

Now that he’s out, he will disappear into Mexico’s underworld.


9 posted on 08/10/2013 10:13:47 AM PDT by wildbill
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