Justice delayed for Brian Terry
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:23
- Date Jul 10, 2012
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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-- murder indictment unsealed identifying suspects in the -- -- ten murder of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry.
The indictment first issued in November of last year.
Charges five individuals in the agent's death and now the feds are offering a million dollar award.
-- help in tracking down fugitives but why did it take so long to unseal wire we just finding out about right now.
Let's talk to that man -- a good morning let's.
Peter Johnson didn't know you -- you think it you know it's a big mystery at this point.
Very often indictments are sealed because there informants involved in the trying to protect them sometimes -- want to sneak up on the bad guys and lock them up before they know that they've been.
Indicted but this and we're going on for eight months and so it leads to the suspicion at least in my mind.
Or I hope it didn't happen.
-- indictments held back.
Because of the indictments have been publicized last November when they were handed down.
It would have shown even greater light on the fast and period scandal.
-- the federal government at that point saying listen let's tamp this down we don't have a lot of -- go away to this may be it will go away.
I think there is no evidence.
But you look at the different possibilities we talked about three what's also disturbing when you see this indictment you see what happened.
With regard to the deaths of Border Patrol agent Terry they were using being bag ammo.
Bean bag our guys yeah which is used in riot situations -- used to stun people to disable them and not kill them.
So we're fighting these rip off artists were ripping -- the Mexican drug cartel on our border.
And Terry and -- six or seven others of our so called swat team.
Were first responding with -- bag -- which is nonlethal.
Com and there was money with these assault weapons there were part of the fast and furious.
The scandal it it it really had his chance it didn't have it you know they really didn't have a chance in that sense.
And it's really disturbing the other thing to to think about.
Now is the race between the FBI and the Mexican authorities if they're helping we really don't know.
And the Mexican drug cartels to see you can get these guys.
First because they were they -- ripping off Mexican drug cartel.
So lot of questions.
Delighted that there's been indictment -- -- and -- hopefully these people brought to justice but the question is why wasn't it done.
-- exactly and was that okay so the indictment happened last year November.
As are always been this reward.
Now but that's brand new now this award is brand new and mr.
-- is really kind of the very very high in terms the FBI's most wanted list Valencia and the White House is saying listen we're trying to put a premium on -- for trying to show.
There were putting our money where our.
-- Should have been maybe 88 months ago so he can't condemn the fact that the -- going forward but you can ask questions about.
Why wasn't this revealed before because of a -- revealed before and the photos that we're showing right on the air today and the phone numbers that are being put up.
Perhaps these people could have been brought to justice earlier why so long now why so late now the question on request today we need to have answers we do and that's what you're here for actually provide some I don't -- as well didn't know about the -- bankruptcy.