It’s about time after 214 days being falsely imprisoned for simply making a wrong turn! And NO the obola/ Kerry admin did nothing to get him released. Apparently fmr Gov Richardson played a role in Andrew’s release. Even though this Mexican federal judge has ordered his immediate release I still stand by the call for an all out boycott of Mexico. They are not our friends because fact of the matter is illegals are still pouring across our southern border. They are not enforcing their immigration laws allowing people (criminals, drug dealers, the sick and terrorists) from 142 countries to illegally enter the US daily.
â€” Carol Becker (@cbecker55373) November 1, 2014
Marine vet to be released from Mexican jail
By Sandra Dibble | UT San Diego
TIJUANA â€” A Mexican federal district judge in Tijuana on Friday ordered the immediate release of a U.S. Marine veteran behind bars in Baja California on federal weapons charges.
Andrew Tahmooressi was on trial for crossing the border with ammunition and three loaded weapon on March 31. The Mexican Attorney Generalâ€™s Office agreed to cease its prosecution of Tahmooressi and allow him to return to the United States.
The agreement brings to a close a high-profile case that has resounded far beyond the border. In the United States, it has prompted calls for his release from politicians, veterans groups, conservative talk show hosts. But for months there had been an impasse, as Mexican federal prosecutors insisted that the case be resolved through the courts — not through diplomatic or political pressure...more