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Marine Held in Mexican Prison, State Department Does Nothing

rlapatak Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:11 AM
...there is no proof that drugs did not play a role.....
Whatadifference Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:50 AM
thank you Dave. Your answer makes the most sense. Thank God we have a few thinkers here.
DaveZ2 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:31 AM
Dude, he openly declared this weapon to the Mexican border authorities - that means he showed it to them on purpose thinking he was complying with the law - that would be one very stupid drug runner - taking coals to Newcastle and bringing intentional attention to himself.

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...