Three Mexican Police Dead, Explosives from DOJ Grenade Walking Scandal at Scene
Just as guns were walked across the border with impunity during Operation Fast and Furious so too reports now indicate grenade components were walked across the border as well.
According to Fox News, Jean Baptiste Kingery was the man behind the grenade components "and he was also converting [firearms] into fully automatic." When he was apprehended in 2009, DOJ "brass wanted to let him continue, hoping they could track his explosives" as they went to cartel members.
Yet grenade walking proved as difficult to track as gun walking and in the end, the grenade components disappeared into Mexico as had the more than 2,000 firearms--including AR-15s, Ak-47s, and .50 caliber rifles--from Fast and Furious
Now there has been an attack in Mexico that killed three officers and some of the explosives from that incident have been traced back to the "American bomb-maker the U.S. attorney in Arizona refused to prosecute" for grenade walking. The attorney described the grenade components "as harmless toys" and said the case did not have "jury appeal."
A DOJ memo on the recent attack says Mexican "police received fire from a .50 caliber rifle and at least 10 grenades, the evidence of one being reported as a 'Kingery' grenade."
No word on whether the .50 cal was from Fast and Furious, but it looks like they know where a grenade came from.
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