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2 soldiers accused of selling assault rifles and military ammunition
2 soldiers accused of selling assault rifles and military ammunition

Two soldiers assigned to the El Cajon armory were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of illegally selling high-grade weaponry, including assault rifles and military ammunition. The sales were allegedly made to an undercover federal agent posing as a member of a Mexican drug cartel. Spec. Jaime Casillas, 22, of El Cajon and Staff Sgt. Andrew Reyes, 34, of La Mesa wore their uniforms during at least one transaction, according to court documents. Among the items sold to the agent were 1,600 rounds of ammunition from a "U.S. military inventory," according to the charges filed against Casillas and Reyes. Bullet-resistant body armor sold to the agent was also from a military...

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