Over the weekend: The violence continues

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Three policemen killed in Nuevo Leon

Notimex ( Nuevo León) 3-6-10

Three police officers were gunned down while on routine patrol in Colonia
Hacienda Los Morales.  Unknown  subjects in a red Dodge Ram killed three
officers and wounded another.  Military and State Police are attempting to
locate the shooters.


Four killed by gunshots in a bar in Celaya

El Imparcial (Hermosillo) 3-6-10

Gunmen burst into a bar and shot 3 men and a woman before escaping in a pickup truck. The victims were identified as regular customers.



Attacks against security forces in Morelia, Michoacán leave 15 dead

El Sol de Mexico  (Morelia, Michoacán) 3-6-2010
Five policemen and 8 presumed aggressors died in three assaults on criminal
organizations by security forces according to local and federal authorities.



Frontera  (Tijuana) 3-6-10

Twelve people arrested for selling stolen gasoline

Since dawn yesterday at least 12 people have been arrested for selling
gasoline presumed to have been stolen from Pemex pipelines.


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2 Responses to “Over the weekend: The violence continues”

  1. David Yett Says:

    Come-on guys! The article “Attacks against security forces in Morelia, Michoacán leave 15 dead,” captioned above, is a COMPLETE LIE. Reading the article, most of these deaths occurred in Nuevo Leon. There was a shooting reported near Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, but there were NO shootings in Morelia, as the title says. As a resident of Pátzcuaro, Michoacan (near Morelia) I DEMAND that you correct this misleading and inflammatory report.

    • James Switzer Says:

      Mr. Yett, after a re-reading of the actual story, we find that you are absolutely correct. But it was not a lie, it was just a mistake on our translator’s part.

      We will attempt to make the correction as soon as we can; being that we have a lot of articles to read daily to try and bring out the most pertinent.

      Thank you for bringing this error to our attention. We do wish that this report be as accurate as possible. Please let us know if we make any more such errors.

      James Switzer
      Chairman, National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers

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