Straw Purchase Prison time

Straw Purchase Prison time

This is a discussion on Straw Purchase Prison time within the Law Enforcement, Military & Homeland Security Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Two Cameron County men are going to serve more than a year of prison after buying guns that were taken south of the border. U.S. ...

Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Straw Purchase Prison time

  1. #1
    VIP Member Array dukalmighty's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008

    Straw Purchase Prison time

    Two Cameron County men are going to serve more than a year of prison after buying guns that were taken south of the border.

    U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) agents arrested Ismael Padilla and Miguel Angel Longoria in February and March.

    Court records show both men are American citizens but lived in Matamoros when they bought high-powered assault rifles in McAllen and Brownsville.

    Prosecutors allege both men lied on a federal form about where they lived when they bought the weapons.

    Longoria was accused of buying the gun for somebody in Mexico.

    The two men pleaded guilty to different federal gun charges in April.

    Padilla and Longoria appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Andrew S. Hanen on Monday morning.

    Judge Hanen sentenced both men to 18 months in federal prison to be followed by two years probation.

    Court records show Longoria was taken into immediate custody and must complete a GED and vocational training while in prison.

    Handed ordered Padilla to report to prison on August 27.

    ATF officials told Action 4 News in previous interviews that many guns that are “straw purchased” in similar Rio Grande Valley cases end up in the hands of Mexican drug traffickers.

    Both the United States and Mexico have pledged to curb weapons trafficking.
    Wow that there is really gonna be a huge deterrent for others who have been trafficking in illegal guns going to Mexico.Instead they complain about how easy it is to get a firearm here,but when they catch somebody actually smuggling an AR15 into Mexico they slap their wrist IMHO
    "Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
    --Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .

  2. #2
    VIP Member Array Guns and more's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Good! Throw the key away.

    They are actively helping the drug smugglers.

  3. #3
    Ex Member Array BikerRN's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    State of Discombobulation
    It may seem like a "slap on the wrist" to you but it sets the stage for long term confinement.

    You see, they are now convicted felons. That's right, out and out righteous badguys. The next time they are in possesion of a firearm it can get them ten years. How much do you want to bet that at least one of these fine upstanding individuals will at some point in the future be in possesion of a firearm?

    Now lets see, my Brother In Law is coming over to borrow my truck and he is a convicted felon. I will convieniently "forget" about the Glock in the glovebox. Let's say he gets stopped after he leaves my house. hehehehehe, BIL meet Mongo.


  4. Remove Advertisements

  5. #4
    Senior Moderator
    Array RETSUPT99's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Central Florida
    I wonder what part of the 90% of the firearms going to Mexico they were?
    Lock 'em up for a long time, it's just a matter of time until they are back anyway.
    Last edited by RETSUPT99; July 28th, 2009 at 12:12 AM.
    Proverbs 27:12 says: “The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.”

    Certified Glock Armorer
    NRA Life Member

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. Clarification of a straw purchase?
    By bal_g23 in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 38
    Last Post: October 24th, 2008, 08:29 AM
  2. First time purchase advice
    By sciencegal29 in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: April 3rd, 2008, 05:53 PM
  3. Would this still be considered an illegal straw purchase?
    By jualdeaux in forum Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: May 15th, 2007, 12:42 AM
  4. Ammo 'straw purchase'
    By stanislaskasava in forum Off Topic & Humor Discussion
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: May 8th, 2007, 06:52 PM

Search tags for this page

gun straw purchase probation brownsville

jail time for straw purchase

miguel angel longoria and ismael padilla
straw gun puchase prison time
straw puchase jail time
straw purchase
straw purchase arrest
straw purchase probation
time due for straw purchase firearm
Click on a term to search for related topics.