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Bush Commutes Sentences for Two Former Border Patrol Agents

January 19, 2009
FOX News
1/19/2009

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On his last full day in office, President Bush commuted the controversial sentences of two former Border Patrol agents convicted of shooting a Mexican drug runner in 2005.

The imprisonment of Ignacio Ramos and Jose Alonso Compean had sparked outcry from critics who said the two men were just doing their jobs and were punished too harshly. They had been sentenced to 11- and 12-year sentences, respectively.

Their prison sentences will now expire on March 20 of this year.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. sophia permalink
    January 20, 2009 7:15 pm

    The criminals are getting the breaks. I hope this ends soon. We need common sense. Whatever happened to THAT?

  2. January 19, 2009 8:32 pm

    If you shot a drug smuggler in the butt, where I live, you wouldn’t get a prison sentence. One of your relatives would take you to a Cracker Barrel for a celebratory meal.
    The Intellectual Redneck

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