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Tennessee Ammo Lands U.S. Truck Driver In Mexican Jail
News Channel 5 - Nashville ^ | April 19, 2012 | News Channel 5

Posted on 04/19/2012 10:45:14 PM PDT by radu

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- A shipment of assault rifle ammo from Tennessee has ended up in Mexico and a U.S. truck driver is in a Mexican jail, but his boss insists it was just a wrong turn that landed him there.

*snip*

The driver, Bogan Akeem, is being detained by Mexican authorities. They will decide in the next 48 hours whether to charge him with smuggling.

(Excerpt) Read more at newschannel5.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: ammorunning; mexico; rop
The driver, Bogan Akeem . . . .

The name jumped out at me when I heard this on the 10:00 news. With all the "OTMs" we know have been coming into the U.S. via Mexico, this incident stinks to high heaven.

1 posted on 04/19/2012 10:45:22 PM PDT by radu
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To: radu

Sounds like a good Amish name to me.....


2 posted on 04/19/2012 10:51:08 PM PDT by saintgermaine
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To: saintgermaine

Yep. And those Amish are notorious for getting into mischief like this.


3 posted on 04/19/2012 10:57:23 PM PDT by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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To: saintgermaine

it’s nordaniswedish and means “John Smith” or “Smitty Jones”


4 posted on 04/19/2012 11:05:15 PM PDT by RexFamilia
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To: radu

Lots more info here. Looks to be a wrong turn to me.

http://yourtubenews.ning.com/forum/topics/boss-driver-took-wrong-turn-into-juarez-with-load-of-ammo?commentId=3181219%3AComment%3A328907


5 posted on 04/19/2012 11:06:11 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: radu
Here's your sign....
6 posted on 04/19/2012 11:07:25 PM PDT by starlifter (Pullum sapit)
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To: radu
A friend and I accidentally ended up in Mexico one night, it can happen.
7 posted on 04/19/2012 11:11:28 PM PDT by ansel12 ( Romney is a Mormon Bishop, as was his father, his uncle was in line to be the Mormon Prophet/Pope)
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To: starlifter

If I’m ever lost and see that sign, I’m turning left!


8 posted on 04/19/2012 11:21:08 PM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: ansel12

radu: You and your friend were loaded, but not with ammo.

I hope the medicine worked.


9 posted on 04/19/2012 11:22:04 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: rawhide

Thanks for finding that link. It has a lot more info than Channel 5 gave. But it leaves me with the question, Why wasn’t the truck checked when he went INTO Mexico? If he wasn’t planning to turn around once there, he could have gotten that ammo into the wrong hands. At least he did turn around.


10 posted on 04/19/2012 11:23:08 PM PDT by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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To: radu

Assault ammo, lol.


11 posted on 04/19/2012 11:25:42 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (It's either M.R. or B.O.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Ahhh, the good old days.


12 posted on 04/19/2012 11:27:33 PM PDT by ansel12 ( Romney is a Mormon Bishop, as was his father, his uncle was in line to be the Mormon Prophet/Pope)
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To: ansel12

Methinks I’ll stay away from the border states. As many times as I’ve missed exits or taken the wrong ones, it would be my luck to end up in Mexico. LOL!
I hope y’all didn’t have trouble getting back.


13 posted on 04/19/2012 11:29:13 PM PDT by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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To: radu
With all the "OTMs" we know have been coming into the U.S. via Mexico, this incident stinks to high heaven.


14 posted on 04/19/2012 11:31:43 PM PDT by Gunslingr3
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To: Jeff Chandler
My hubby said the same you said when he heard the report. lol!

Everything is assault ammo in the MSM's eyes.

15 posted on 04/19/2012 11:33:22 PM PDT by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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To: radu

I have a lot of stories from Mexico from having to bribe local police and federals to a night when I was to be killed by professionals who already had me in their building and control, to much more pleasant events including dating girls who had to bring an escort with us.

I don’t like the place anymore, it is just too random and insane.


16 posted on 04/19/2012 11:44:28 PM PDT by ansel12 ( Romney is a Mormon Bishop, as was his father, his uncle was in line to be the Mormon Prophet/Pope)
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To: radu

I’ll bet he’s a Hezbo.....


17 posted on 04/20/2012 12:04:30 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: radu

“One hundred thousand dollars’ worth of bullets used in assault rifles like AK-47s and AR-15’s”

Huh. Never knew the Kalashnikov and the AR used the same ammo.

Gee, I wonder if the “clips” are interchangeable, too?

:-)


18 posted on 04/20/2012 1:48:16 AM PDT by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: DemforBush

i think for 1 year colt produced an ar in 7.62x39 - I had one


19 posted on 04/20/2012 3:43:22 AM PDT by Revelation 911 (How many 100's of 1000's of our servicemen died so we would never bow to a king?" -freeper pnh102)
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To: DemforBush

There are 223 versions of the AK and 7.62x39 ARs.

There is a company starting to make a AR type rifle that will use AK magx.


20 posted on 04/20/2012 3:50:57 AM PDT by riverrunner
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To: radu; All
There's a lot more here than the article let's out. Think Fast and Furious!

From another article, "Boss: Driver took wrong turn into Juárez with load of ammo":

Driver: Bogan Jabin Akeem
Demco Trans. Owner: Dennis Mekenye
US Consulate Officer Confirming Akeem's US Citizenship: Olga Bashbush
From yet another article,"A Kenyan Living The American Dream in Texas "
"...{Dennis} Mekenye is tracking his business in the wee hours of the night, to ensure that operations at his company, Demco Trans Inc, are on track."
Was this more of Fast and Furious, by other means?

Was this a decoy operation (as some suspect the Obama multi-layer internet birth certificate was) to draw off Regime opponents from the crux of Fast and Furious?

I don't know. But I do know it can not be a coincidence!

21 posted on 04/20/2012 3:59:06 AM PDT by drpix
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To: radu

The driver has been flown to Mexico City so Mekenye had better have good insurance because the truck and ammo are gone no matter what happens to the driver.


22 posted on 04/20/2012 4:50:37 AM PDT by TexasSecede79366
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To: radu

Yep, those border crossings are so well hidden almost anyone could make a mistake.


23 posted on 04/20/2012 7:04:22 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: riverrunner; Revelation 911

Well, phooey. There goes my attempt at tweaking the MSM on this one. :-)

Thanks for the info, though. I honestly didn’t know those were available.


24 posted on 04/20/2012 11:55:05 AM PDT by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: drpix

Whoa! Good find on the link about the truck company owner. Kenyan, huh?

“Fast and Furious” didn’t really come to my mind when I first heard all this. It’s the muslims going through Mexico to cross our border that came to mind immediately. Was this guy hoping to get that ammo to a group of them?

That shipment may well have been meant to go to Phoenix but maybe Akeem had his own plans. Muslims are patient and will wait til the time is right to make a move.

I simply do not trust muslims. They have given me no reason to. And this incident doesn’t pass my smell test.
They might prove me wrong; they might not. We’ll see.


25 posted on 04/20/2012 12:31:12 PM PDT by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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To: radu
"Fat and Furious" comes to mind for several reasons.

How different would it be for a rogue government Regime to ship guns to Mexican drug gang proven to assist Jihadi terrorists, to also then ship ammo to either the same or terrorist directly?

This (like FnF) is so brazen: A company named DEMco owned by a Kenyan named MeKENYE, hiring foreignors, using a driver with a Muslim name, claiming it's shipping to a company named UNammo in Phoenix, has its shipment of ammo wind up in Mexico.

What would the MSM do to anyone claiming the above facts?

But whether another FnF blackbag op, a Obamanista decoy op, or a Jihadi op, the following is for sure.

You don't go from putting down $18,000 for your 1st truck in 2004 to owning a company with 30 trucks and 80 employees in 2010 (the date of this article) without some help from somewhere. And this a Kenyan, hiring Muslims/foreigners, did during a 6-year period that included the 2007 oil price crisis and the 2008 financial crisis that bankrupted so much of the rest of the trucking industry. The question is whether this help came from US government or foreign/Muslim sources.

26 posted on 04/20/2012 1:26:52 PM PDT by drpix
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To: radu
CORRECTION:

"government Regime to ship guns" = "government Regime THAT shipS guns"

27 posted on 04/20/2012 1:31:30 PM PDT by drpix
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To: drpix

My thoughts tend towards the jihadi op rather than another F & F type op or Obamanista decoy op, unless this turns put to truly be a wrong turn. I’m not puttin’ my money on that just yet. Too many things add up in the other direction.
I just hope there’s a follow-up on report this; that it doesn’t disappear down the rabbit hole like so many others have.


28 posted on 04/20/2012 9:32:01 PM PDT by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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