Category: Borderland Files

Arms Pipeline to Sinaloa Cartel – US Border Patrol smuggled weapons for “El Chapo” Guzman

Today on the front page of El Universal, the declaration of a protected witness in the federal (PGR) case against El Chapo Guzman says that the US Border Patrol escorted trucks of weapons to the border, abandoned the vehicles and assisted members of the Sinaloa Cartel who then took the guns into Mexico. The declarations come

What else is Marine Andrew Tahmooresi Hiding as New Details and Contradictions Emerge

In the story we posted Monday that reported  irregularities in imprisoned Marine veteran Andrew Tahmooresi claims of innocence when he crossed the Mexican border at San Ysidro with prohibited weapons and over 400 rounds of ammunition, the San Diego Union Tribune did a follow up with even more information concerning the contradictions in Tahmooresi’s story. On Tuesday,

Investigation and Video Evidence Suggest Imprisoned Marine DID NOT Enter Mexico in Error

Former Marine Andrew Paul Tahmooressi did not enter Mexico by mistake, according to an article published Friday in the Tijuana newspaper ZETATIJUANA. Information obtained from a surveillance camera video showing Tahmooressi’s entrance into Mexico and investigations done on both sides of the border have led to this conclusion which is included in the investigative package

U.S. Marine Reservist jailed in Mexico for Weapons Violation – “I didn’t mean to do it!”

Here we go again. Another  U.S. Marine jailed in Mexico for crossing the border with weapons in his vehicle. His excuse? In an interview Sunday with the San Diego Union Tribune,  Marine Reserve Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, an active Marine reservist who served two combat tours in Afghanistan said he was going to meet friends in the

Banda La Reyna de Nuevo Leon – 10 killed, 5 injured in head on collision with big rig in northern Mexico

At least 10 members of the band La Reyna de Nuevo Leon were killed and 5 others injured this morning when the van the group was traveling in sideswiped a southbound semi, crossed the median and collided head on with a northbound semi truck. The band was returning to Monterrey after playing a gig Saturday

It’s official! Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has solved the problem of violence in Mexico

Mexican President Erique Pena Nieto said he would do it. Sending troops back to their barracks and turning prosecution of the wars between criminal organizations over to local, State and Federal Police forces and in his first 100 days, well, the soldiers are still on the streets, ( as they should be) but you won’t

Violence in Reynosa enters second week – Monclova Coahuila in cartel cross hairs now – Video/Photos

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s the violence in Reynosa Tamaulipas enters it second week with no respire, brought on by conflicts within various factions of the Gulf Cartel (CDG) and new wave of violence broke out in the neighboring state of Coahuila. Residents of Monclova Coahuila awoke this morning to blockades, gunfire and explosions as organized crime groups battled

Autopsy report shows Nogales teen shot 8 times by Border Patrol Agent – 7 times in the back

An autopsy report released to the media Thursday proves that 16 year old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez was wantonly and maliciously murdered by a still unidentified US Border Patrol agent as he was walking along a street in Nogales Sonora that parallels the border fence. The report, provided to media outlets by the attorney for the

CBP makes 7 ton pot seizure at Nogales Port of Entry – Largest bust ever in Arizona

The marijuana harvest season is in full swing in Mexico right now and with illegal immigration down drastically along the southern border, the growers are taking exceptional risks in getting their product to market. This was evidenced at a news conference Tuesday where U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials showed the 7 tons of marijuana