Category Archives: Murder

July 30, 2014

Dallas – Fort Worth now a ‘command and control’ center for Mexican cartels

Six of the eight major cartels operate in Texas: Los Zetas, the Gulf Cartel, the Sinaloa Cartel, the Beltran Leyva Organization, La Familia Michoacana and the Juarez Cartel, according to the Texas Public Safety Threat Overview released by the DPS in late March.

The slaying in Southlake Town Square of a Mexican attorney with reputed ties to drug cartels was a brazen and well-coordinated assassination that illustrates the increasingly long and lethal reach of the brutal criminal organizations, security experts say.

The flamboyant public hit was unusual because Mexican cartels try to stay off the radar on this side of the border.

But it underlines an ominous trend: Dallas-Fort Worth has become a key “command and control” center for moving drugs and people across the country, top state and federal law enforcement officials confirm.

DFW is more than 400 miles from the Mexico border, but its central location and vast network of interstates and rail lines make it a vital distribution point for drugs.

“When you have these kinds of incidents in your nicer communities, it really resonates and brings home the cartels’ reach,” said Fred Burton, a security analyst with Austin-based Stratfor Global Intelligence who monitors the cartels, their areas of influence and their drug routes.

“There’s a perception that these guys don’t do that kind of stuff here, but in reality they do. They are selective, but if they do want to kill somebody, they’ve been successful in doing it, as evidenced by what happened in Southlake,” he said.


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Another Travesty of Justice: Carr Brothers Given Leniency

That a jury of their peers convicted the Carrs of capital murder and sentenced them to death suggests that they agreed with “H.G.” that her attackers are “soulless monsters.” Yet on Friday, July 25, by a 6-1 decision, the Kansas Supreme Court, citing procedural problems, maintained the convictions while overturning the Carrs’ death sentences.

In December of 2000, within the span of less than a week, two brothers, Reginald and Jonathan Carr, engaged in a series of crimes in Wichita that Kansans recognize as among the worst in their state’s history.

First, they abducted and robbed assistant baseball coach Andrew Schreiber. Three days later, the Carrs set their sights upon 55 year-old librarian and cellist, Ann Walenta: they shot and killed Walenta as she attempted to flee them in her automobile.

But it wasn’t until three days after this murder that the Carrs’ campaign of evil reached its horrifying climax.

On the night of December 14, the Carrs broke into the residence of Brad Heyka, Aaron Sander, and Jason Befort. Heyka was a financial analyst, Sander a seminary student preparing for the priesthood, and Befort a high school science teacher and coach. Also in the home that evening were Heather Muller, Sander’s former girlfriend and a graduate student who also happened to work as a pre-school teacher at a local church, and a young woman named “H.G.”—a school teacher to whom Befort was about to propose and who would be the sole survivor of the grisly events that were about to unfold over the next few hours.


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CA Union Wants Convicted Cop Killer Compared to MLK Jr. in School Curriculum?! (Video)

Fox News contributor Jason Riley said it would be sad to introduce Abu-Jamal into a curriculum as some sort of role model for black children. He said that now, parents will have to guard children “against the school curriculum that is going to be celebrating black criminality.”

Megyn Kelly tonight took on Johanna Fernandez, coordinator for Campaign to Bring Mumia Home, over a union-backed plan to teach students about convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal.

A California labor union wants a school district to teach children that Abu-Jamal is a civil rights hero, comparing him to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Kelly asked Fernandez: Why would you want students being taught that Abu-Jamal is like King?

Fernandez said that just because Abu-Jamal was convicted doesn’t mean he’s guilty.


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July 26, 2014

Governor Rick Perry: Illegal Aliens in Texas Behind 3,000 Homicides & 8,000 Sexual Assaults (Video)

Rick Perry explained why Texas had to act.

July 25, 2014

Illegal Alien Gang Members Arrested for Murder of Homeless Man

“What the people don’t realize is that it is putting their own children at risk, because these children are going to be put in schools with their children,” former Border Patrol agent Zach Taylor recently warned, labeling the illegal immigrant influx “asymmetrical warfare” designed to bring the country to its knees.

Police in Maryland have arrested six illegal immigrants, several of which are admitted MS-13 gang members, in connection with the death of a homeless man killed outside of a liquor store earlier this week.

Amos Milburn Jones, a 56-year-old homeless man, was beaten and stabbed to death outside of a shopping strip in Suitland, Md., early Tuesday morning, after witnesses say they saw him arguing with a girl.

From the Hyattsville Patch:

…Amos was hanging out with friends near a liquor store when he confronted a girl. An argument reportedly began, the young woman became angry and left. But, she allegedly returned with a group of men who beat Jones and then stabbed him multiple times in the chest and neck.


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July 24, 2014

Family of Victims Rip Media Over Concern for Executed Arizona Murderer (Video)

“You don’t know what excruciating is,” Brown told the media after Wood was pronounced dead. “Excruciating is seeing your dad lying there in a pool of blood, seeing your sister lying there in a pool of blood. That’s excruciating. This man deserved it.”

Remember the real victims!

That’s what the family of the victims of executed Arizona murderer Joseph Rudolph Wood told the media that has spent that last 24 hours whining about how long Wood took to die.

Wood was administered a controversial drug mix, and took 1 hour and 50 minutes to snore himself to death yesterday, after his lawyers exhausted last minute appeals — the end of a 25-year nightmare for the family of his victims.

The national media has spent every minute since blasting the delay, and showing compassion for the wrong person: the double-murderer Wood.

In the video below we see Fox 10 Phoenix reporter Troy Hayden, who witnessed the execution, describe it as “very disturbing to watch”, and “very hard” for everyone who saw Wood “gasping for air” for nearly two hours.


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July 23, 2014

Three Teens Charged With The Beating Deaths Of Two Homeless Men (Video)

Tafoya said that before they used sticks and a metal fence pole to beat the men, they approached them with cinder blocks raised up over their heads, then smashed the bricks down on the men’s face at least 10 times each.

Police have arrested three teens in the brutal murder of two homeless men who were beat to death as the slept in a vacant lot.

Alex Rios, 18, Nathaniel Carrillo, 16, and Gilbert Tafoya, 15, have all been accused of using bricks, sticks and a metal pole to beat three transients after returning home from a party Friday night, killing two of them.

One of the men was able to escape and call police to report the attack and letting officers know he recognized one of his assailants as a teen who lived in a nearby house. When police arrived at the home, all three teens were there.

Police immediately noticed Tafoya had blood on the waistband of his shorts. After his parents gave officers permission to search the home, officers would find one of the victim’s driver’s license and debit card.

The boys eventually admitted to the attack, with Rios telling them that he was just a lookout. The younger suspects, who are brothers, told police that Rios was full of shit and he’d also participated in the brutal beatings of the men.


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July 17, 2014

Gang Seeks Recruits to Kill More Jersey City Police Officers: Memo

Rookie officer Melvin Santiago was killed early Sunday while responding to an armed robbery call at a 24-7 Walgreens.

Police in Jersey City are being warned after an internal department memo obtained by NBC 4 New York says a gang there is recruiting gang members across New Jersey to kill cops after a rookie police officer was slain responding to a call of an armed robbery over the weekend.

Melvin Santiago was killed early Sunday while responding to an armed robbery call at a 24-7 Walgreens. Police say Lawrence Campbell ambushed the 23-year-old outside of the store. Police returned fire, killing Campbell.

According to the memo, “information from a reliable source” within the gang indicates the gang is asking for help from members in Camden and Newark in shooting another police officer.

The gang is targeting officers working with a Department of Transportation traffic unit, the memo says. The advisory warns gang members will “attack and shoot Jersey City EMTs because they know police officers will respond immediately to their backup.”


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July 11, 2014

Mom of Officer Killed by Illegal Immigrant Pens Scathing Letter to Obama: ‘I Want My Voice Heard On This Issue’

“If you can’t enter this country legally then you shouldn’t be here. If you commit crimes, you should pay the time any of us as US Citizens would have to serve. Letting these illegal criminals out of our jails before their time is served and turning them loose on the streets to commit further crimes and KILL our loved ones is NOT ACCEPTABLE TO ME!!” she wrote. “AND it shouldn’t be acceptable to any US Citizen. Mr. President, you don’t have the right to make this decision yourself……I have a say, even if it is for one moment.”

The mother of an Arizona officer killed by an undocumented immigrant driving drunk in May sent a scathing letter directly to President Barack Obama Wednesday afternoon, demanding that her voice be heard.

Mary Ann Mendoza contends the federal government knew Raul Silva Corona, whose blood alcohol content was three times the legal limit at the time of the wrong way crash, was in the country illegally, but still did not deport him.

According to KNXV-TV, court records indicate Corona pleaded guilty to a 1994 conspiracy charge in Colorado. Prosecutors dismissed other charges of burglary, assault and leaving the scene of an accident.

Mendoza said in her letter that such treatment shows the government was “lenient” on her son’s killer.

“When he was convicted of these crimes in 1994 and the government knew he was in the country illegally, why wasn’t he deported? Why are any of these illegal criminals in this country?” she asked.

“I am furious that the Federal Government allowed this criminal to stay in this country and KILL my son!” Mendoza added in her impassioned letter.


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July 10, 2014

Illegal Unaccompanied Minors Being Held For Placement in U.S. Admit to Engaging in Torture and Murder

“We have six minors in Nogales who have admitted to killing and doing grievous bodily injuries. One admitted to killing as young as eight years old,” an agent tells Townhall anonymously for fear of losing his job for speaking out. “They are being held for placement in the U.S.”

Despite Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson vowing to “stem the tide” of unaccompanied illegal minors across the southern border with Mexico, thousands more are expected to enter the United States by the end of the year. With the system being overwhelmed, Border Patrol agents are concerned about minors who have admitted to being MS-13 members, a brutal street gang from El Salvador that has been successful in infiltrating American communities. Agents are also concerned about minors who have committed acts like torture and murder in their home countries before heading north to the United States.


By U.S. legal standards many gang members operating in Central American countries and traveling north are classified as minors due to being under the age of 18. However, many young males are actively engaged in violent cartel and criminal activity, yet are treated as children when processed through the Department of Human Services or Department of Homeland Security systems.


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