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Feds charge Eugene man & Beaverton man with smuggling guns to Mexico

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Lance Jacobs, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. Lance Jacobs

    Lance Jacobs South Willamette Valley Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Erik Flores Eloretgui of Beaverton and Eugene resident Robert Allen Cummins are each facing a total of 26 federal charges, alleging that they illegally purchased guns in Oregon, and then illegally sold them in Mexico. Each Federal felony charge can bring a minimum of 5 years in prison, to a maximum of 10.

    The guns they smuggled are all illegal to own in Mexico, and included AK-47 rifles, and also a .50 caliber rifle.

    Here is a link to the complete story:

    http://koin.com/2015/09/29/oregon-men-accused-of-gun-smuggling-to-mexico/

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  2. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Obama and Holder backup employees huh?
     
  3. rdb241

    rdb241 Puyallup Washington Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    If it was two men from Arizona, it not be news. They would have the ATF blessing from Phoenix to Nagales.
     
  4. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    The government can't stand competition!

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    Foreverlost South of LesbianVille, OR. Active Member

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    perfect for Pinko Commie Floyd to push a SB941 conviction. Couple dollar fine.......no room in the "Lame County" jail............out on the streets before the ink is dry.

    Crime pays in "Lame County".

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  6. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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    Man, why on earth would you risk your freedom for that? Unless they were illegals, or paid to do it by the gov.

    Assuming this isnt a false flag glory story for SB941 and the feds finally doing something kind if thing.
     
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  7. Lance Jacobs

    Lance Jacobs South Willamette Valley Oregon Well-Known Member

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    The Oregonian now has more details. The guns were bought in 2013 and 2014, prior to SB941. And they do not appear to involve private sales in any way. It is said that the guns were bought from a dealer in Oregon City by the name of Adaptive Firing Solutions. The men are being charged with making straw gun purchases, and lying on the federal forms for the purchases.

    Plus also removing the serial numbers from the guns, and then smuggling them across the border to Mexico.

    Here is a link to the Oregonian news coverage:


    http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-n...sf/2015/09/oregon_men_charged_in_alleged.html


    I wonder if the Feds will come down hard on this dealer for being involved in this? Should he have been suspicious of such a large sale? I think that sales this large in border states cause an alert to be sent to ATF.

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    Last edited: Sep 30, 2015