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Marine Held in Mexican Prison, State Department Does Nothing

Ken2168 Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 11:09 AM
It's obvious that our government won't do anything... so let's get some private citizens together. I'm out of the country, but if a group got together, sprung him by force, and told ~both~ governments "what're you gonna do about it?" I'd donate my next paycheck to it.

Jon Hammar, a former Marine who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, is being held in a notorious Mexican prison where Zetas gang members hold power. His crime? Declaring an antique shotgun to Mexican officials after registering the gun with U.S. Customs Agents on his way to Costa Rica. Hammar has been in a prison in Mexico for months now and this week, his parents got an extortion call demanding they wire thousands of dollars to the prison. Hammar spoke to his parents on the phone, saying he thought he was going to be killed. Hammar has been tortured during his...