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Border Patrol Agent Killed by Members of Mexican Cartel

August 7, 2014  |  Posted by: JammedUp
Border Patrol Agent Killed by Members of Mexican Cartel

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A Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega was murdered by two men who were in the U.S. illegally and had been deported 5 times which has sparked outrage across the nation. Police sources now say Gustavo Tijerina 30, And Ismael Hernandez, 40, were charged Tuesday with murdering the Border Patrol agent who was off duty at the time.

Both men are chief suspect in a string of armed robberies and car-jackings in Cameron County Texas over the last six weeks.

Law Enforcement officials now say both men are connected with the Gulf Cartel. The suspects will also be charged with the attempted murder of Vega’s father who was shot also and is in stable condition. Officials believe that the alleged triggerman was Tijerina and will most likely be charged with multiple counts of robbery and Organized Crime conspiracy along with the murder of Vega.

Is the government’s sending of mixed signals on deportation or lack of enforcement actually enabling the cartels or even putting them on the same side?

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