Posted February 21, 2023 7:01 am by Comments

By Lee Williams

By Lee WilliamsIsaac Hernandez, a 25-year-old American citizen who had been living in Mexico, will spend the next six years in a federal prison contemplating the errors of his ways.On July 11, 2022, Hernandez was stopped while southbound on I-35 heading toward the Laredo, Texas Point of Entry. Officials found 17 handguns in his car. Further investigation revealed that from Jan. 21, 2020 to July 11, 2022, Hernandez purchased 231 handguns — 9mms, .380s and .22s — which officials suspect he smuggled into Mexico.Last week, U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez sentenced Hernandez to 80 months in prison for violating the Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act.“Hundreds of firearms likely ended up in the hands of Mexican cartel members thanks to Hernandez’s firearms trafficking, only worsening the ongoing gun violence terrorizing the citizens of Mexico and the United States,” U.S. Attorney Alamdar S. Hamdani said in an ATF press release. “He worked with a contact in Mexico who instructed him on the type and number of firearms to purchase. Hernandez’s actions exemplify why laws such as the Trafficking in Firearms Act are so important.”Then, as you would expect, the ATF had to weigh in.“This was a textbook case of trafficking firearms

Source: The Gun Writer

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