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  • Mexico accused of framing border agent

    08/11/2007 4:34:56 AM PDT · by Man50D · 20 replies · 983+ views ^ | August 11, 2007 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Mexico is withholding key witnesses that could exonerate Border Patrol agent Nicholas Corbett of second-degree murder charges and paying for others to testify against him, asserts a union leader. Brandon Judd, vice president of U.S. Border Patrol Union Local 2544, told WND the Mexican consulate is taking care of all the expenses of three Mexican witnesses to the shooting so they can remain in the U.S. to testify against Corbett. Corbett has been indicted on second-degree murder charges in Cochise County Superior Court in Bisbee, Ariz., in connection with the shooting Jan. 12 of Francisco Javier Dominguez Rivera, a 22-year...
  • Judge allows second-degree murder charge against Corbett to proceed

    08/07/2007 12:41:50 PM PDT · by HiJinx · 25 replies · 933+ views
    The Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Tuesday, August 7, 2007 | Jonathan Clark
    BISBEE — Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Corbett can be tried in Cochise County Superior Court on a charge of second-degree murder, a justice of the peace ruled Monday. However, after listening to testimony at a preliminary hearing, Justice of the Peace David Morales decided that the evidence did not support a more serious charge of first-degree murder, which supposes premeditation. On April 23, Cochise County Attorney Ed Rheinheimer charged Corbett with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, negligent homicide and manslaughter in connection with the Jan. 12 shooting death of Francisco Javier Dominguez-Rivera, a 22-year-old Mexican national who had crossed the border...
  • Hearing set for BP agent in Bisbee [AZ]

    08/04/2007 6:59:25 AM PDT · by Borax Queen · 59 replies · 1,410+ views
    The Arizona Daily Star ^ | 08.04.2007 | Arizona Daily Star
    January shooting death of entrant nets 4 charges - A preliminary hearing to determine whether a Border Patrol agent should be charged with murder for fatally shooting a Mexican man just north of the border is set for Monday in Bisbee. Nicholas Corbett, 39, was charged April 23 with four counts of homicide in connection with the Jan. 12 shooting death of Francisco Javier Domínguez Rivera, 22, of Puebla, Mexico, about 150 yards north of the border, between Bisbee and Douglas. The shooting occurred as Corbett was trying to detain Domínguez Rivera and his brothers and sister-in-law who had entered...
  • Clarion DA Aaron switches to Republican party (PA)

    05/25/2005 8:49:04 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 9 replies · 536+ views
    The Derrick ^ | 5/23/05
    STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL TOM CORBETT SAYS AARON BELIEVES "IT'S THE BEST COURSE TO TAKE." CLARION - Clarion County District Attorney Mark Aaron announced Monday he is changing to a Republican party affiliation. Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett was a featured speaker at the press conference held at Structural Modulars Inc. in Strattanville. The two officials say they share a common focus on various issues facing the commonwealth. "He has a history of bipartisan support," said Corbett, a Republican. "He believes it's the best course to take." Aaron, a native of Limestone Township, added he found it difficult to gather support...