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ATF Source: FBI Operation Led to Border Agent Terry's Murder

December 26, 2013  | 

A federal agent who exposed the Justice Department’s flawed gun-trafficking investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious says the FBI played a key role in events leading to the 2010 murder near Nogales, Ariz., of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.

John Dodson, a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, contends that the bandits who killed Terry were working for FBI operatives and were sent to the border to do a drug rip-off using intelligence from the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.

“I don’t think the (FBI) assets were part of the rip-off crew,” Dodson said. “I think they were directing the rip crew.”

Dodson’s comments to The Arizona Republic amplify assertions he made in his recently released book, “The Unarmed Truth,” about his role as a whistle-blower in the Fast and Furious debacle.

Terry belonged to an elite Border Patrol tactical team sent to a remote area known as Peck Canyon, roughly a dozen miles northwest of Nogales, where violence had escalated because criminal gangs were stealing narcotics from drug runners known as mules. He was slain in a shootout with several bandits. Two assault-type rifles found at the scene were subsequently traced to Fast and Furious.

Tags: Officer Down, Border Patrol, ATF, U.S.-Mexico Border, Fast and Furious


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Serpico @ 12/26/2013 1:51 PM

There is a single party system in the USA. Just like Communist Red China. Both the R's and D's work for the Globalist New World Order. More LEO's will die, like Brian Terry. Because the Ruling Elites don't care about US citizens. And they see LEO's as Expendable Slaves who are Enforcers of their New World Government. Bush II threw Ramos & Compean in jail, and leased Ports to terrorists though Dubai Ports World Inc. Obama is an even bigger Puppet to the Banks. The only way to Honor fallen LEO's like Brian Terry and others, is to educate yourselves about Obama's Red List, and Blue List. We can honor Brian Terry and each other fighting for the Love of Country and the Fallen. If we take our Nation back from Despotism, and Ask God to forgive us and our Nation for wrongs we have done against him. Israel was blessed by God, but then cursed. While our Blessings have been revoked, it's not too late to repent and ask for Forgiveness and to forgive others we've wronged.

Boston @ 12/26/2013 2:34 PM

Same for our Military personnel. I will pay hell for these comments. Our kids are fools to be fighting for this Administration. Freedom, Glory and the American way is gone. It was real during the Vietnam era but not today. Since when to we back the Taliban, let Illegals vote to sway any election and gun down LEO's or give them a free pass back to where ever. Let a major Drug Cartel run the streets of Chicago? Look what happened to the secret elite Navy SEAL's identity after Osama Bin Ladin raid. The Feds(all Agencies) need assist in cleaning up the streets of the USA first and let the US Border Patrol actually do their job.

Capt. Crunch @ 12/26/2013 5:13 PM

First things first get rid of Eric Holder and start a new party the hell with the D's and R's.

kevcop @ 12/26/2013 5:52 PM

I agree that this administration is full of folks that want to destroy America as we know it. Let anyone and everyone into our country, its not "their fault" they are poor. Let them vote (Ca has allowed illegals to vote in local elections, federal and state are next!), let them get driver's licenses (Not in AZ so far!) Now liberals (backed by Holder) want everyone here illegally to be allowed to stay and pay a fine! Yeah right, this administration refuses to stop them at the border, refuses to arrest them inside the US and it will make them pay a fine and learn english? yeah right! All LEOs know this as a fact…. ask Feds for help or information and you will get no help and little information! They take anything you have , take the credit and give nothing in return, maybe some Federal funds (thats our $ anyway!) I for one think LEOs should stop ANY & ALL task forces (etc) with Feds until the clean up their act. Refuse the Fed $, refuse to co-operate until they see the light!

claywatson @ 12/26/2013 9:20 PM

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Remember-Border-Patrol-Agent-Brian-A-Terry/126724297415207

Capt. Chaos @ 12/27/2013 5:47 AM

This entire debacle lands squarely on the shoulders of our lying fraudulent President Obama and his personal thug and goon Eric Holder.both should have been indicted and removed from office.

Boston @ 12/27/2013 10:47 AM

Some of this Administration should be removed. Actually Obama could be impeached for not speaking the truth about Healthcare. The only people that are extremely good at hustling you are drug dealers, politicians and car salesmen. Holder should be gone for about three major screw-ups. If Bush had pulled this stuff he would be hanging by his thumbs right now. Amazing how much the taxpayer puts up with.

cal green @ 12/30/2013 12:53 AM

No president will ever have as much innocent peoples blood on their hands as Bush.

Greg @ 12/31/2013 4:17 AM

Cal Green...one of Obama's boys giving the party line..."It's Bush's fault"...repeat as needed until the low information voter believes it. Sigh...sad when the "usefull idiots" as Lenin called them, keep doing what the Nazi's said..."Tell a big lie often enough and some people will believe it's the truth". Seems it works, eh?

My wife actually worked with Agent Terry (she was at Border Patrol/Customs). She had fits over the bean-bag rule so as not to hurt the drug mules and Mexican military escorting them.

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