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Suspected Killer of Border Agent Brian Terry Arrested

Suspected Killer of Border Agent Brian Terry Arrested

Terry’s death revealed AG Holder’s gun-walking scheme Operation Fast and Furious.

FINALLY. After seven long years, authorities have arrested the man suspected of pulling the trigger and murdering Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in December 2010.

The gun he used belonged to Operation Fast and Furious, the gun running scheme set up under then-Attorney General Eric Holder. Fox News reported:

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.

Others involved in the murder received convictions a few years ago. Fox News continued:

Four members of the “rip crew” already been sentenced to jail time in the U.S. Manual Osorio-Arellanes was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder in February 2014.

In October 2015, Ivan Soto-Barraza and Jesus Sanchez-Meza were convicted by a federal jury of nine different charges, including first-degree murder and attempted armed robbery.

Rosario Rafael Burboa-Alvarez, accused of assembling the “rip crew,” was sentenced to 27 years in prison after striking a plea agreement with prosecutors.

The last remaining member of the “rip crew,” Jesus Rosario Favela-Astorga, is believed to still be at large.

Operation Fast and Furious

Holder’s scheme came to light due to Terry’s murder. It was not until August 2012, though, that a report finally revealed the details how those in the Department of Justice formulated the gun walking scheme.

The scheme allowed criminals to grab over 2,000 guns. Authorities have discovered guns at twelve crime scenes across America. I reported at Breitbart:

Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa revealed in the contempt case against Attorney General Eric Holder that Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer, head of the Criminal Division in the DOJ, was one who knew about Fast & Furious. This report mentions Bruer was the author of an August 19, 2009 memo to Mr. Holder with recommendations of the Firearms Trafficking Working Group, which would help stop the flow of guns into Mexico.

A few months later then-Deputy Attorney General David Ogden, another man directly below Mr. Holder, wrote the draft for “Strategy for Combating the Mexican Cartels.” This would prove to be the blueprint for Operation Fast & Furious.

The draft says “seizing firearms through interdiction will not stop firearms trafficking to Mexico” and they “must identify, investigate, and eliminate the sources of illegally trafficked firearms and the networks that transport them.” Instead of concentrating on the straw purchases Mr. Ogden wanted them to concentrate on the bigger picture.

No one at the DOJ faced punishment. Not a single person.

Brian Terry

I ran the Fast and Furious beat over at Breitbart, especially with the media. They ignored and made excuses for their lack of coverage on the scandal that left so many dead.

But I also made sure no one forgot Brian Terry. I grew close to his family through Facebook and emails. I wrote posts on his birthday and the anniversary of his death in order to keep his memory alive. Here are some excerpts from a birthday post that showed the world Terry was a very special man:

Growing up Brian was always interested in law enforcement. He joined the United States Marine Corp right out of high school. Afterwards he would earn his degree in Criminal Justice and became a police officer for the Ecorse Police Department. He would later transfer to the Lincoln Park Police.

This wasn’t enough for Brian. He wanted to fulfill his goal of becoming a federal agent. In 2007 Brian was accepted into the Border Patrol Academy in El Paso and would graduate president of his class. But Brian wanted to always reach the top. He decided to become a BORTAC (Border Patrol Tactical Unit) agent. These agents are the cream of the crop, the absolute best.


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The true perpetrators of the crime are still at large…. Barack Obama (“under the radar gun control plans”), Eric Holder and the lackeys at the BATFE (including Phoenix office) that executed it.

I still don’t get what they were trying to accomplish with this scheme unless it was to somehow gin up a gun control “crisis” that Obama administration could use? It just seems like a nonsensical operation on its face.

    alaskabob in reply to domino33. | April 12, 2017 at 11:06 pm

    As I see it, they felt that in their heart of hearts that saving hundreds if not thousands from gun deaths that being silent partners in the deaths of several hundred Mexican nationals could turn the tide for “meaningful” gun control. Crazy?? How about the Sheriff who stared that a US person murdered by an illegal alien would gave been murdered any way. I guess they felt that Mexican nationals would be murdered anyway so why not flood the cartels with US guns to get some benefit from the slaughter. Complicate in murder….yes….but for the better good of the community.

      Olinser in reply to alaskabob. | April 13, 2017 at 1:34 am

      I mean the thought pattern is idiotic, but it is easy to trace.

      They were counting on people nobody cared about dying, just a large uptick in deaths from ‘assault weapons’.

      I assume they had some stooge in the Mexican government ready to officially complain to MSDNC about the ‘violence’ from ‘American guns’, complete with some sob stories from people.

      Then they could swoop in wag their fingers about a ‘culture of violence’ and force ‘common sense’ gun control down their throats.

      But then it all went to shit when a Border Patrol agent died and another one blew the whistle on the operation and suddenly it was a national news story in exactly the wrong way.

    Tom Servo in reply to domino33. | April 13, 2017 at 12:39 am

    That’s my best guess, too. That they had some cockamamie plan to give the impression that Arizona was being flooded by “assault weapons” and the Administration was going to require wide new powers to deal with it.

    It was an absolutely idiotic idea, and almost impossible to think that anyone could fail to see how easily this would blow up in their faces. But it’s the only explanation that fits the facts.

    Helen in reply to domino33. | April 13, 2017 at 2:53 pm

    Yes, I recall that this happened very close to the time that Hillary was out there trying to blame America for all the guns in Mexico. Little did we know that our own government was sending guns to Mexico. I think it was all done by design. Hillary, Eric and Barry — they all have the blood of Brian Terry on their hands.

    4fun in reply to domino33. | April 13, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    “Internal ATF emails seem to suggest that ATF agents were counseled to highlight a link between criminals and certain semi-automatic weapons in order to bolster a case for a rule like the one the DOJ announced yesterday [Monday].”

Not only Obama & Holder but Hillary, Feinstein, Boxer. Schumer and all other democrats are guilty of a treasonous conspiracy to create a “false flag” event to undermine our Second Amendment.
What to do with traitors?