I do not have access to Lexis-Nexis, so maybe I have missed the unsealing of the indictments of two men named in the killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in December 2010. or they remain fugitives are are still unnamed. Three are reportedly under indictment. One is under arrest and has been charged with second degree murder. That person is Manuel Osorio-Arellanes. Authorities say Osario-Arellanes did not fire the shot that killed Terry. They know this because he told them so. The indictments were entered in May 2011 – since then no news of the unsealing of the two additional names.
After Terry’s murder three others were arrested and deported, deemed not to have had a part in Terry’s murder (or they knew too much???).
Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, aka Manuel Arellanes, aka Paye, entered the U.S. illegally and was deported in June 2010. He re-entered in December 2010 and was involved in Brian Terry’s death. But he was here in 2006 as well and committed a felony.
If I am reading the current indictment of the Brian Terry murder correctly, Osario-Arellanes was convicted of Aggravated Assault on December 1, 2006 in Maricopa County, Arizona. He possessed a firearm:
…to wit: a 7.62 x 39mm Romanian assault rifle, Model GP WASR-10/63, bearing serial number 1971CZ3775 and twenty-five 7.62 x 39mm rounds of ammunition, said firearm and ammunition being in and affecting commerce in that they were previously shipped and transported into the State of Arizona from another sate or foreign country in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2).
The 2006 arrest apparently hasn’t made its way to a conviction, or a conclusion, or…maybe they released him and he disappeared. Note in the following, if Osorio-Arellanes is convicted on the 2006 arrest, they want him to give up the weapon and the ammo for it, and the weapon is the same type of weapon used to kill Terry.
Upon conviction of Counts One through Eleven of this Superseding Indictment, the defendants, Manual Osorio-Arellanes ake Manuel Arellanes aka “paye,”… shall forfeit to the United States pursuant to Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(d) and Title 28, United States Code, Section 2461(c), any firearms and ammunition involved in the commission of the offense, including, but not limited to: two 7.62 x 39mm Romanian assault rifles, model GP WASR 10/63, bearing serial numbers 971CZ3775 and 1983AH3977, and seventy-five 7.62 x 39mm rounds of ammunition.
So yes, he was apparently released after the 2006 felony, but if and when convicted, the Feds want the weapon and ammo forfeited. You can’t make this stuff up. I don’t find the serial numbers of the weapons involved in Agent Terry’s death, but…could it be the same as that in Osario-Arellanes’ possession back in 2006?
I’m assuming not, because in the current indictment is the statement seen above about the Superseding Indictment. The weapon used in the death of Brian Terry is supposedly in custody, but the Feds want the 2006 weapon returned. But, really…how odd that Osario-Arellanes would have the exact weapon but with a differing serial number…or not.
Homeland Security/AFT, always clever and one-step ahead, the indictment also says if the weapons and ammo has been diminished in any way or simply doesn’t show up, they will confiscate whatever real and personal property they can from Osario-Arellanes. Since 2006, how many times has that weapon been used in a crimes?
Manuel Osario-Arellanes has a brother, Rito, and maybe a brother Daniel, and what a terror they are. I doubt someone’s mamma would admit she spawned these cretins. The TusconWeekly profiles this family, and it is frightening. The article speaks of the antics of Janet Napolitano and Homeland Security and how she gains cover for the lack of border protection in Arizona. Here’s what the people deal with:
Everything is on the line for them—their property, their families and their lives, as they try to stay away from dangerous smugglers crossing their land. They believe one of them killed rancher Rob Krentz in March 2010, and another murdered Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry along the Peck Canyon smuggling corridor, northwest of Nogales, on Dec. 14, 2010…
If you live along a smuggling corridor in the remote borderlands, or work for the Border Patrol and police those areas, men like Arellanes are your worst nightmare.
He was one of five armed men—part of a “rip crew” of border bandits who refused to drop their weapons when ordered to do so by agents from Border Patrol’s elite BORTAC unit. In the deadly shootout that followed, Arellanes was wounded. He admitted carrying a rifle, according to an FBI search warrant, but claimed he did not fire when he realized the men they’d encountered were Border Patrol agents.
Arellanes’ criminal past includes domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse, and violence against police, according to records in Maricopa County. Moreover, Arellanes might’ve been working the Peck Corridor with Rito Osorio-Arellanes, who is believed to be Manuel’s brother. Rito was arrested in the same area two days before Terry’s murder.
Agent Brian Terry was armed with bean bags in some kind of gun he was given. It’s so sad and so outrageous it tears at your gut.
If you missed the news today, it is now confirmed that a third weapons was found at the murder seen of Border Agent Terry. It was purposefully removed from the scene and not reported. The proof is on an audio tape with lead Fast and Furious Agent Hope MacAllister confirming. “Oh what a tangled web we weave” when we try to cover ass, and death, by deception.
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