Tag Archives: Arizona

Border Patrol agent Aaron Anaya please guilty to drug-related firearm offense

Phoenix New Times:  Border Patrol Agent Who Said He Was “F***ed” After Being Caught Smuggling Weed Was Right, Will Go to Prison (Apr 10 2013) Border Patrol Agent Aaron Anaya, who said he was “fucked” after getting caught smuggling about … Continue reading

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Border Patrol agent Ivhan Herrera-Chiang pleads guilty to aiding smugglers

Yuma Sun:  Ex-Border Patrol agent, state prison corrections officer plead guilty (Apr 15 2013) A former Yuma Sector Border Patrol agent and a former corrections officer at a Yuma-area state prison have both pleaded guilty to conspiring to help a … Continue reading

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Marijuana Smuggling Border Patrol Agent Aaron Anaya: “I’m fucked, you got me on video.”

San Francisco Chronicle:  News of the Day From Across the Nation:  Border Agent (Dec 4 2012) A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been arrested after authorities say he used his patrol vehicle to smuggle drugs while on duty in Arizona, … Continue reading

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Border Patrol Selling Weapons to Mexican Drug Cartel?

Reported in several blogs but not yet substantiated with any firm evidence is a report that one or more Border Patrol agents have been selling weapons to a Mexican drug cartel. Wire / Dangerroom:  Report: Mexican Cartel Bought Guns From … Continue reading

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ACLU: Border Patrol Must Stop Hiding the Truth About Its Uses of Force

Copied and pasted from here.  I can’t say it any better.  The suggestions regarding “best law enforcement practice” and “officer, hold room, and dashboard-mounted cameras” are especially important.  The Border Patrol must be held publicly accountable for its actions. Border … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in Review: The Border Patrol’s Sad Legacy

Friday, September 28, in Chula Vista, California, the border patrol murders a mother of five, Valeria Monique Alvarado (aka Valeria Munique Tachiquin): Second San Diego TV Station Implicitly Fingers Justin Tackett as the Killer of Valeria Monique Alvarado (aka Valeria … Continue reading

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ICE/Border Patrol Agents Force Child to Act as Bait in Sting, Arrest Her & Withhold Medical Care When She Is Injured

And the cowboys were shooting at a vehicle in which she was riding … Based on a lawsuit reported by Courthouse News Service: Courthouse News Service: ICE Used Her as Bait, Teenager Says (Oct 12 2012) Border patrol officers coerced a … Continue reading

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Update on Child Shot by Border Patrol at Nogales

The murdered child was 16: ABC News:  Source: Mexican Teen Killed by US BP Agent (Oct 12 2012) The Sonora state attorney general’s office in Mexico said in a statement Thursday that Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, 16, from Nogales, Sonora, … Continue reading

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The Border Patrol Cowboys Never Seem to Get the Message: Another Cross-Border Shooting at a “Rock Thrower”

This time at Nogales, Arizona — no word yet on casualties. Spoke too soon — it appears (my Spanish isn’t the best) that a child under 14 was killed. El Imparcial:  Balea a joven la Patrulla Fronteriza en Nogales (Oct. … Continue reading

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Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie Killed by “Friendly” Fire

It’s all but official — the cowboys were shooting at each other. Better them than us. Arizona Daily Star:  Sheriff: ‘Friendly fire’ killed agent Ivie — Evidence is called ‘indisputable’ in Tuesday shooting near Bisbee (Oct. 6 2012) Border Patrol … Continue reading

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