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There's a potentially explosive twist in that botched federal gun sting known as operation fast and furious new documents appear to show that back in 2010.
Agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms picked up the main gun running suspect.
But then for reasons that escape us.
They let the guy go.
-- -- and this is why there was newsroom with more on this William.
-- this -- be those damning evidence yet that the AT have deliberately armed Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel in hopes.
Of catching the big fish here's why.
Until now we've been told that the -- yet did not arrest those who -- buying guns illegally because the agency lacked probable cause but according to an ATF report.
Early in 2010 and here's a Mexican border agents stopped ringleader -- well Seles a -- trying to smuggle 74 rounds of AK 47 ammunition hidden in his trunk.
Agents arrested him and -- the ATF agent was working the case.
A -- told her that he is going to Mexico to help set up a drug trafficking business at a birthday party other.
A big marijuana dealer -- the right hand man of Mexico's most wanted man.
-- chapel Guzman leader of the Sinaloa Cartel.
With the ATF had already know that a Costa and his gang had bought 1100.
Assault weapons for 700000.
We'll have telephone pole mounted cameras outside his house and they some money and guns change hands well now they actually had a -- a smuggling ammunition illegally so what happened.
-- let him go the case agent -- her phone number and a ten dollar bill and told them to call when he returned to the US when he did come back.
But there's no evidence that he ever called or cooperated.
Critics say this shows this wasn't about probable cause who is about deliberately sending -- south either to build a bigger case.
Or to drive a political agenda either way shepherd.
It wasn't about public safety.
Another thousand guns were sold to -- cost is -- before the death of Bryan Terry the border agent.
And there was no cooperation.
No comment from the -- William La Jeunesse live in Los Angeles William thanks well if --
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