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Hearing set for Marine jailed in Mexico on weapons charges
Hearing set for Marine jailed in Mexico on weapons charges

A Marine jailed in Mexico since April 1 on weapons charges is set Monday for a second evidentiary hearing before a federal judge in Tijuana. The hearing will allow the attorney for Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi to question four Mexican officials who detained and arrested him after he crossed the border with a rifle, shotgun, pistol and hundreds of rounds of ammunition in his pickup truck. Part of Tahmooressi’s defense is that his rights were violated when officials did not follow procedures under Mexican law. Tahmooressi’s mother, Jill, said Sunday that she does not expect the judge to immediately free her son but sees the hearing as “one step closer to his inevitable...

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