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Gary Meinert: Use of force

Gary Meinert: Use of force

Almost daily I read comments regarding the Border Patrol by those who profess knowledge but  whose inaccuracies are taken as truths by readers.

April 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Judge tosses suit filed by slain agent's family over Fast and Furious

Judge tosses suit filed by slain agent's family over Fast and Furious

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit filed against federal officials connected with the botched Fast and Furious program by the parents of slain Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.

November 16, 2013 8:13 pmLoading…
New sentencing date set for man in Arizona border agent’s death

New sentencing date set for man in Arizona border agent’s death

A Sept. 10 sentencing date has been set for a Mexican man who pleaded guilty in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death revealed the botched “Fast and Furious” gun-smuggling investigation.

June 03, 2013 11:00 am
Fast and Furious gun buyer sentenced to prison

Fast and Furious gun buyer sentenced to prison

PHOENIX — A man who purchased two rifles found at the scene of the fatal shooting of a federal agent north of the U.S.-Mexico border has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison. Jaime Avila Jr. on Wednesday received a sentence of 57 months, a penalty on the lower end of federal guidel…

December 12, 2012 12:16 pmLoading…

Justice Dept. seeks dismissal of Fast & Furious lawsuit

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Monday night sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Republican-led House committee demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder produce records about the botched law enforcement probe of gun-trafficking called Operation Fast and Furious.

October 16, 2012 8:43 amLoading…

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