Skip to comments.Suspect in border agent's death extradited from Mexico
Posted on 06/19/2014 3:32:16 AM PDT by rellimpank
Reporting from TUCSON It was a bloody confrontation more than three years ago in the desert brush of Arizona about 11 miles from the border with Mexico. When it was over, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was dead and two weapons found at the scene would shine a light on a botched gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious that became a political headache for the Obama administration.
On Wednesday, one of the five men accused of murder in the case was returned to the United States from Mexico, where he was arrested almost two years ago. Lionel Portillo-Meza, also known as Jesus Leonel Sanchez-Meza, appeared in federal court, where he entered a plea of not guilty and was ordered held without bail.
"We have been anticipating this extradition and we are very pleased," said Robert Heyer, Brian Terry's cousin and chairman of the Brian Terry Foundation.
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Obama is really trying to change the subject.
Strange that Mexico extradited the guy who was involved int he shooting but continues to hold onto our marine who inadvertently crossed over the border. Certainly we want to convict the guy who killed the border patrol agent. Where’s the justice?
More than likely, money transferred to the Mexican pres. pocket for the shooter but the marines life is not yet that valuable politically?
So when does he get release and told to report for a hearing some months away during which his entire family is allowed to illegally cross over to join them?