John Ladd and his family have approached the ACLU regarding the constant violations of Constitutional and property rights that the Border Patrol commit on a daily basis. Here is a video provided courtesy of the ACLU of Arizona.
Tag: Cochise County
Local Reporter Refused Public Information – Only ‘Credentialed Media’ Allowed
David Morgan, of the Cochise County Record, published a report by Jonathon Shacat, an internationally recognized journalist who was denied access to public information while researching a story on the current crossings along the border.
Fort Huachuca Loses 11th Signal Brigade Headquarters
The 11th Signal Brigade Headquarters is moving from Fort Huachuca, to Foot Hood, Texas. Without the Border Patrol and the Fort Huachuca payrolls, Cochise County would be in a deep recession.
According to Bill Hess, of the Sierra Vista Herald, the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion will remain at the fort. Moving the 11th HQ will lose at least one hundred jobs, while 500 jobs will remain with the 40th Battalion.
David Morgan Publishes Dever Accident Reports and Photos
David Morgan, of the Cochise County Record, has obtained and published photos, and reports from the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, regarding the details of Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever’s death last month while driving his truck.
David obtained everything available regarding the death of Sheriff Dever, and has withheld autopsy photos, while releasing the written reports and some accident area photos.
Larry Dever Was “Extreme DUI” When His Truck Rolled – Blood-Alcohol Three Times the Limit
Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever was “legally impaired,” driving under the influence of alcohol when he fatally wrecked his truck last month. A statement released by the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office late Friday afternoon confirms this. His blood alcohol was above the legal limit, beer and liquor containers were found in the truck.
Mexican Troops Capture Suspects in Border Patrol Agent Killing
Mexican troops captured the suspected killers of Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie, within hours of the fatal shooting, according to Mexican law enforcement officials and the Reuters News Agency. The two suspects were captured in Agua Prieta, in an operation conducted by the Mexican Army. Rumors surrounding this arrest, indicate that high level communications between Mexico and United States may involve talks about both this killing and the many deaths of Mexican nationals by Border Patrol agents along the border
Sheriff Dever Was Traveling 62 MPH, not Wearing a Seat Belt – According to Black Box Data
A preliminary report on the accidental death of Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever indicates that he was traveling 62 miles per hour on a gravel road, and not wearing a seat belt, when his truck veered off to the left, as the road turned to the right. His air bag failed and he was killed immediately.
These details are found in a preliminary report, based on black box data and eye witness accounts.
88th Cochise County Fair Keeps Rural Traditions and Culture Alive
The 88th Annual Cochise County Fair begins on September 27th, and features traditional music, comedy, carnival rides and lots of family fun.
Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever Dies in Accident
Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever has died in a single vehicle accident, in Coconino County.
A native of Cochise County, Sheriff Dever was a lifetime resident of Saint David, and a law enforcement officer for most of his life.
District 14 Candidates for Arizona Legislature Provide Statements
District 14 Candidates for the Arizona Legislature provide statements to the Citizen’s Clean Elections Commission.