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  • 'Mr. Sutton had no case'

    U.S. Attorney Johnny Sutton's attack on your editorial "Pardon Ramos and Compean" of May 15 actually makes the case for a pardon for Border Patrol agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean based on Mr. Sutton's obstruction of justice and other misconduct ("Justice was served to Ramos, Compean," Letters, yesterday). Necessarily, he invokes the lofty principle that a jury determines the credibility of witnesses and that, in this case, the jurors believed the drug smuggler, Osvaldo Aldrete-Davila. That, however, is precisely the point. Would they have done so if they had known that Aldrete-Davila had been caught smuggling again between the date of the shooting and the trial and, further, that his continuation of criminality was in direct violation of his sworn promises under the immunity granted to him?


  • Senate probe could harm investigation

    A Senate committee probing the prosecution of two U.S. Border Patrol agents who shot a fleeing drug-smuggling suspect may have damaged the government's ability to bring new charges in an ongoing investigation, the Justice Department says.


  • Senate probe could harm investigation

    A Senate committee probing the prosecution of two U.S. Border Patrol agents who shot a fleeing drug-smuggling suspect may have damaged the government's ability to bring new charges in an ongoing investigation, the Justice Department says.


  • Border case defended

    The U.S. attorney whose office won convictions against two U.S. Border Patrol agents for shooting a fleeing drug-smuggling suspect in the buttocks yesterday described as "the big lie" accusations that the prosecutions were not justified.


  • Border case defended

    The U.S. attorney whose office won convictions against two U.S. Border Patrol agents for shooting a fleeing drug-smuggling suspect in the buttocks yesterday described as "the big lie" accusations that the prosecutions were not justified.


  • Senate to interrogate border agents' prosecutor

    A Senate hearing today into the convictions of two U.S. Border Patrol agents who shot a fleeing drug-smuggling suspect is expected to spark heated debate as the U.S. attorney who brought the charges defends the prosecutions.


  • Border agent backers to protest prosecutor

    THE WASHINGTON TIMES More than 1,000 people are expected to rally Saturday outside the offices of U.S. Attorney Johnny Sutton in San Antonio to demand his termination and protest his "malicious prosecution" of law-enforcement officers who sought to arrest illegal aliens.


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