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Extradition in Fast and Furious case
Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Gertrude, 6/19/2014 10:45:59 AM

TUCSON, Ariz. — One of the five men accused in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death exposed a botched federal gun sting has been extradited to the United States. Jesus Leonel Sanchez-Meza, also known as Lionel Portillo-Meza, was arraigned in federal court in Tucson on Wednesday. He was flown in from Mexico on Tuesday. Sanchez-Meza is only the second of the suspects to face justice in the U.S. in the slaying of Brian Terry, who was killed after a shootout with the men near the U.S.-Mexico border on Dec. 14, 2010.


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A severely edited version of this AP story is printed on Page A17 of the NY Times today. "Fast and Furious" is mentioned in the fourth paragraph....

Source and author corrected, content added by staff

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 6/19/2014 11:17:48 AM     (No. 9892144)

We should have traded Holder and Obama for him.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GO3, 6/19/2014 11:21:04 AM     (No. 9892152)

For the umpteenth time, it wasn´t "botched."

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Extradition in Fast and Furious case
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TUCSON, Ariz. — One of the five men accused in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death exposed a botched federal gun sting has been extradited to the United States. Jesus Leonel Sanchez-Meza, also known as Lionel Portillo-Meza, was arraigned in federal court in Tucson on Wednesday. He was flown in from Mexico on Tuesday. Sanchez-Meza is only the second of the suspects to face justice in the U.S. in the slaying of Brian Terry, who was killed after a shootout with the men near the U.S.-Mexico border on Dec. 14, 2010.

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