Tag Archives: CBP

Customs supervisor Steven Metz busted for receiving and distributing kiddie porn

This is the earliest new report of the story.  After his home was raided, his wife ordered him to move out, and he apparently tried to drive in front of a train: WIVB:  Car and train collide on Lake Avenue … 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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Customs Supervisor Sam Herbert Allen Busted for Smuggling & Bribery

Another of DHS’ finest busted … San Bernardino Sun:  Diamond Bar Customs and Border Patrol agent accused in smuggling scheme (Oct 25 2012) Investigators Thursday arrested a U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervisory officer from Diamond Bar on suspicion of … Continue reading

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Justin Tackett: San Diego Union Tribune Finally Names the Killer of Valeria Monique Alvarado (aka Valeria Munique Tachiquin)

We’ve been naming him here for a week.  Finally the media itself is catching on … San Diego Union Tribune:  Claim filed against Border Patrol in woman’s death  (Oct 12 2012) A U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot a … Continue reading

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Border Patrol Agent Fails to Assist Man with Amputated Leg

When Priscilla Villarreal noticed a man crawling towards I-35 near  Encinal, Texas, they found a man whose leg had been amputated on railroad tracks a couple blocks away.  They called for assistance.  This sorry excuse for a law-enforcement officer was … 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 Agents Bungle Impromptu Stop of Stolen Vehicle: Suspect in Hospital, Vehicle Destroyed

How is a stolen vehicle a federal issue?  The information about this vehicle should  simply have been forwarded to the proper local authorities while the Border Patrol continued on its mission of protecting the borders.  Instead, the net result is: … Continue reading

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Second San Diego TV Station Implicitly Fingers Justin Tackett as the Killer of Valeria Monique Alvarado (aka Valeria Munique Tachiquin)

If anyone has a home address for Justin & Christian Tackett in Chula Vista, please post it in a response (responses are moderated and your response will not be public).   I will re-post the information in the blog if I … Continue reading

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