Skip to comments.Drug Smuggler Shot by Agents Indicted [Ramos/Compean]
Posted on 11/15/2007 4:34:55 PM PST by lonewacko_dot_com
A Mexican man shot by a pair of U.S. Border Patrol agents who were later convicted in the shooting has been indicted on federal drug smuggling charges, authorities said Thursday.
Osvaldo Aldrete Davila was arrested Thursday at an international port of entry in El Paso, according to U.S. Attorney Johnny Sutton.
A sealed indictment was issued in October charging him with smuggling marijuana in September and October of 2005, several months after he was shot in the buttocks while fleeing from a pair of Border Patrol agents.
The agents, Jose Alonso Compean and Ignacio Ramos, were convicted last year of shooting Aldrete and lying about it.
Aldrete is scheduled to appear in federal court in El Paso on Friday.
Sutton noted that critics of the prosecution of the agents have complained that Aldrete, "the fleeing, unarmed drug smuggler they shot," should have been prosecuted.
"I have repeatedly said that if we obtained sufficient competent and admissible evidence against Aldrete, we would prosecute him," Sutton said in a statement.
that SUTTON should be prosecuted.
There, that about sums it up.
OAD arrested ping
Drug Smuggler Shot by Agents Indicted[Osvaldo Aldrete Davila]
Do either of you want on the Ramos/Compean ping list?
Let me know.
I do much appreciate the pings to alert me to threads.
(I already pinged the other thread about an hour ago).
OK, how much will we have to pay Osvaldo Aldrete Davila this time, and how many Americans will have to go to jail for a decade or so?
Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez was nowhere to be found on this bit of injustice against these jailed border agents. Federal Govt. other than the military are worthless tripe.
Johnny Sutton assured the jury that Osvaldo Aldrete Davila's smuggling was a one time thing, only to help pay for his mother's medical needs.
This is at least the third time he's been caught, his mother must have taken a turn for the worse.
Yes, please sign me up, thanks.
Sutton you suck !
Pings are infrequent but we should see some news in early December when the Compean/Ramos appeals are heard.
Who’s the Godfather that sat on Johnny Sutton? Or is all this just a show to make this drug smauggler seem like a VICTIM???
>>Or is all this just a show to make this drug smauggler seem like a VICTIM???<<
My guess is that Sutton will soon hold a press conference to say, “See? I told you I would bust OAD if I could....”
The real truth might be that Sutton now thinks OAD is a threat to his public image and wants to dispose of him, or at least put some mud on him.
Could this help R&C in their appeals?
Yeah right, Sutton. You just couldn’t let him come across about the umpteenth time. It might look bad for you. Sarc.
Please put me on your list.
Despicable human debris....
Can I be added to the Ramos/Compean ping list? Please?
You have both been added.
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