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Mexico arrests suspect in Brian Terry murder

Written By: Bob - Sep• 08•12

Now, to get the big fish in Washingon, DC:

Mexican federal police announced Friday that they have arrested a suspect in the killing of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, the slaying at the center of the scandal over the botched U.S. gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious.

Jesus Leonel Sanchez Meza is one of the five men charged with killing Terry in December 2010 during a shootout in Arizona near the Mexico border. One is on trial in Arizona and the other three remain fugitives. Sanchez was arrested Thursday in Sonora state.

Two guns found at the scene were bought by a member of a gun-smuggling ring that was being monitored in the Fast and Furious investigation. Critics have knocked U.S. federal authorities for allowing informants to walk away from Phoenix-area gun shops with weapons, rather than immediately arresting suspects.

The DOJ Inspector General’s report whitewashing the Obama Administration’s role in the gun-smuggling plot is due to be released early next week.

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  1. Chuck says:

    I’ll wager most (if not all) of the apprehended suspects will be dead before they can testify publicly. The powers that be cannot allow them to talk.

  2. Fern Henley says:

    Where’s the $$ paid for the 3000 guns? Did it some how end up in Obama’s campaign chest administered by his neighbor Nesbitt in Chicago?