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Seventh Man Indicted in Slaying of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

August 08, 2014  | 

Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

A Mexican man accused of assembling the crew of drug robbers who killed a U.S. Border Patrol agent in a 2010 shootout in Arizona was indicted this week, the seventh person to be charged in the case, reports the L.A. Times.

Rosario Rafael Burboa-Alvarez, 30, faces federal charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, robbery and attempted robbery after a Tucson grand jury indicted him Wednesday in connection with the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.

Burboa-Alvarez was still in custody on a previous conviction when the Tucson grand jury handed down its indictment this week. The indictment says he had assembled a crew of men to cross into the U.S. to rob traffickers moving drugs through the Arizona desert.

Tags: Illegal Immigration, Duty Deaths, Murder Prosecutions, Border Patrol Agents, Fast and Furious


Comments (4)

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Chuck @ 8/9/2014 4:49 PM

There's two more left. We all know who they are

TheRookie @ 8/9/2014 7:41 PM

Chuck, Absolutely correct. They both are strongly disliked by any active and/or retired L.E.O's. I speak with on a regular basis. Sure glad I'm retired. Don't know if I could do it with the restraint rules used today.

Capt. Crunch @ 8/10/2014 8:44 AM

One is on vacation at Martha's Vineyard.

Greg @ 8/11/2014 4:31 AM

Lots more than two...seems like the RICO statute could be applied as an ongoing criminal enterprise. Course, I think illegal aliens should be nailed using this since they're here, keep working and sending money back to a foreign criminal group.

My wife had worked with Officer Terry, she said he was a good guy.

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