Fast and Furious: Arrest in death of border agent

An arrest has finally been made in connection with the 2010 murder of border patrol agent Brian Terry, who was killed with a gun supplied to a drug cartel by the U.S. government in the Fast and Furious scandal. Fox News: The suspect, Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes, was apprehended by a joint U.S.-Mexico law enforcement task force that included the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Marshals and the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC). A $250,000 reward had been sought for information leading to the arrest of Osorio-Arellanes, who was captured at a ranch on the border of the Mexican states of Sinaloa and Chihuahua. U.S. authorities have said they will seek his extradition. Terry was killed on Dec. 14, 2010 in a gunfight between Border Patrol agents and members of a five-man cartel "rip crew," which regularly patrolled the desert along the U.S.-Mexico border looking for drug dealers to rob.  The agent's death exposed Operation Fast and Furious, a...(Read Full Post)

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