Tag Archives: El Paso

In the courts: Lawsuits on behalf of Border Patrol murder victims Sergio Hernández-Güerec and Juan Pablo Perez Santillán

The lawsuit regarding the 2010 murder of 15-year-old Sergio Hernández-Güerec at the hand of the Border Patrol’s thugs might not be as dead as many had thought.  The San Antonio News-Express reports that it is headed for the appellate courts, … 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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Update: Border Patrol Agent Ricardo Montalvo Pleads Guilty in Firearms Smuggling Case

Another corrupt border cop has formally ‘fessed up in court …  Ricardo Montalvo faces up to five years in prison when he is sentenced in November.  His girlfriend, Carla Gonzales-Ortiz, faces up to three years in prison and will be … Continue reading

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Border Patrol Agent Teofilo Rodarte Arrested for Stealing Woman’s Purse, Pleads Guilty to Burglary & Identity Theft

Arizona Daily Star:  Border agent in AZ arrested for theft (Aug 9 2011) Douglas police have arrested a Border Patrol agent on suspicion of stealing a woman’s purse and using her credit cards to buy $231 in goods at a … Continue reading

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Border Patrol Agent Ricardo Montalvo to Plead Guilty in Gun Smuggling Case

Running guns into Mexico should be left to the bigwigs such as Attorney General Eric Holder.  It’s certainly not a wise sideline for the Border Patrol’s corrupt minions. The formal guilty pleas are expected on Aug. 15 for Ricardo Morales … Continue reading

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House of Death: Serial Killer on ICE Payroll

This is a work in progress, but I might as well share the links to the primary sources that I’m reading.  Several others have purported to break this story over the years, but for the most part their reporting just … Continue reading

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Border Patrol Officer Martha Alicia Garnica “La Estrella” Serving 20 Years in Federal Prison for Drug Corruption

[Martha Alicia] Garnica was handsomely rewarded for helping the drug cartels, taking lavish European vacations, living in an expensive home and driving two Hummers. KFOX 14:  CBP Technician, Two Others Arrested In Drug Corruption Case (Nov 19 2009) Three people … Continue reading

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Border Patrol Agent Jesus Enrique Diaz Jr. Spending Two Years in Prison for Abusing 15-Year-Old Prisoner

Los Angeles Times:  Border Patrol is grappling with misconduct cases in its ranks (Sept 7 2010) One by one, Border Patrol agents took the witness stand in the federal courthouse here last week to testify against a fellow officer, their … Continue reading

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Off-Duty CBP Rogue Stops School Bus & Confronts Students

Terrorizing the citizenry in his off-duty hours … KVIA (3 Feb 2012):  EPISD names Off-Duty CBP Ofcr who Allegedly Forced Bus Off Road, Confronted Students Officials with El Paso ISD issued a statement Tuesday afternoon naming the off-duty CBP Officer … Continue reading

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Border patrol agent Ricardo Montalvo smuggles weapons into Mexico

Synopsis Border patrol agent Ricardo Montalvo and his girlfriend, Carla Gonzales-Ortiz, were arrested for acting as the “straw purchasers” of at least nine firearms and smuggling them into Mexico for use by drug cartels. Sources 9 April 2012 Criminal Complaint:  … Continue reading

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