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2010
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American Border Patrol -- December 25, 2010      
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American Border Patrol has placed special cameras on nearby mountain trails used by smugglers. These trail cameras send photos of moving objects directly to ABPs headquarters via cell phone networks. Glenn Spencer, head of ABP, decided to share this photo...

American Border Patrol -- December 21, 2010       
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Glenn Spencer took this photo of the Lunar Eclipse this morning at 01:30 a.m. MST....

American Border Patrol -- December 1, 2010      
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When Glenn Spencer was paying for fuel for American Border Patrol's Cessna TU-206 at Sweetwater, Texas, he looked down and saw a familiar site. It was one of ABP's "I Support Arizona" decals facing up from beneath the FBO's glass counter top....

American Border Patrol -- November 25, 2010       
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Data just uncovered revealed that R2D2 of Star Wars fame visited what is now Mexico in the 1500s. Seeing the robot, the Aztecs decided to fashion a god after its likeness...

American Border Patrol -- November 23, 2010      
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This image is from thermal video footage taken Sunday night. American Border Patrol tracked what appeared to be two people carrying large backpacks -- most likely marijuana. For security reasons, ABP will not reveal the location ..

American Border Patrol -- November 22, 2010        
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American Border Patrol tells us that we missed this photo of a National Guard outpost at Sasabe in our November 20 Feature.-- With this one, ABP had spotted a total of three outposts and a possible fourth that showed no signs of a tent...

American Border Patrol -- November 19, 2010       
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American Border Patrol took this photo this afternoon while returning to base after a day-long photo mission in the Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge. It shows the Mexican military riding just south of the cheap fence DHS constructed...

American Border Patrol -- November 13, 2010     
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A group of volunteers and employees of American Border Patrol were in the mountains of southern Arizona yesterday. They were scouting locations for Operation Border Count -- a system of sensors and other devices...

American Border Patrol -- November 9, 2010       
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Border fence ends east of Nogales. Too little money or too much influence by the National Council of La Raza?...

American Border Patrol -- November 1, 2010      
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These photos are of the flags and tags on the border fence at American Border Patrol's ranch in Arizona. Most of the messages are fading as the tags age. The message on the tag in the bottom photo reads...

American Border Patrol -- October 26, 2010       
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Screen grab from American Border Patrol's Internet-controlled thermal camera taken this morning at 7:40 a.m. Deer are seen browsing next to the San Pedro River at the U.S. / Mexico border. Vehicle barriers, which do not stop them, are seen in the background....

American Border Patrol -- October 25, 2010        
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A concerned citizen sent these photos of signs posted on desert lands in Arizona. The bottom sign warns people of danger -- real danger. The top sign ignores the danger...

American Border Patrol -- October 24, 2010        
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Photo of rally in Searchlight, Nevada. Sarah Palin was on stage. CNN said there were "dozens" of people there...

American Border Patrol -- October 22, 2010      
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Wolf and his sister Hilda drink from pond after morning patrol of the border. Wolf, one of ABPs seven German Shepherds, was on his first patrol since a knee operation three months ago...

American Border Patrol -- October 17, 2010      
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This happened this morning. These illegal aliens are in the process of being rounded up by the U.S. Border Patrol. They are in the front yard of a friend of American Border Patrol. The location is Hereford, Arizona...

American Border Patrol -- October 16, 2010       
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Camouflaged Border Patrol camera truck is seen on the border in Arizona. "This is very impressive," said Glenn Spencer, pilot of the American Border Patrol airplane that spotted the truck...

American Border Patrol -- October 14, 2010       
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This photo shows one of DHS's fancy "virtual fence" camera systems. It is located south of Arivaca, Arizona, in hilly terrain. Since the cameras and radar are line-of-site dependent...

American Border Patrol -- October 13, 2010      
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George is one of American Border Patrol's seven German Shepherds. Seems as if he is really up-to-date with all the latest high-tech stuff....

American Border Patrol -- October 12, 2010      
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Photo taken by American Border Patrol on Oct. 7 near Nogales, Arizona, clearly shows National Guard outpost sporting field glasses and what appears to be an M-16 rifle. While these items lessen the concern that the troops have no equipment...

American Border Patrol -- October 10, 2010       
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Photo shows screen grab from live UStream broadcast of American Border Patrol's border camera in action on Oct. 2. Image shows people, probably carrying drugs, jumping over the border fence east of the San Pedro River in Cochise County, Arizona....

American Border Patrol -- October 7, 2010        
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American Border Patrol took this photo this morning while flying near Nogales, Arizona. It shows what appears to be two National Guard troops watching the border. Do you see any surveillance equipment? Do you see any weapons?

American Border Patrol -- October 6, 2010       
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Heidi is one of American Border Patrol 7 German Shepherds. Recently she was with four others as they patrolled by border, but ran into trouble. Before her pack mates should reach her...

American Border Patrol -- October 4, 2010     
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Top photo shows string of ten people walking in Mexico near the San Pedro River. Bottom photo shows ten people after being apprehended by the U.S. Border Patrol, near the San Pedro River...

American Border Patrol -- October 3, 2010      
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Glenn Spencer of American Border Patrol took this photo during his morning patrol of the border area around the ABP ranch. (Note German Shepherd in rear view mirror.) Location is 0.7 miles north of the border...

American Border Patrol -- October 2, 2010      
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Top photo shows new U.S. Border Patrol systems now deployed along the border. Hardware is believed to include range finder, thermal and color cameras and radar....

American Border Patrol -- September 29, 2010      
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Melissa Jaramillo of American Border Patrol took this photo on Apache Sky Rd just north of ABP's headquarters. She saw the snake and got out her vehicle to get a closer look. She recognized it as a Mojave green rattlesnake...

American Border Patrol -- September 25, 2010        
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This chart shows the average API test scores by race and ethnicity in California high schools. -- Mira Costa High in Manhattan Beach scores very well and it has a mixed student body....

American Border Patrol -- September 23, 2010       
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While flying a mission this morning, American Border Patrol captured this image of the U.S. Border Patrol involved in some sort of police action. It is believed that two people shown here entered the country illegally from Mexico...

American Border Patrol -- September 20, 2010       
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Hector Maldonado, left, and Alex Rife, right, visit American Border Patrol's ranch in Southeastern Arizona. Hector, a former Army Captain who served in Afghanistan, ran for Senate in Missouri. He was born in Mexico...

American Border Patrol -- September 15, 2010       
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This truck and the Border Patrol vehicle were spotted east of Bisbee Municipal airport yesterday around noon. The truck appears to be instrumented for surveillance. It is believed to be part of the National Guard deployment.

American Border Patrol -- September 11, 2010       
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Photo of Japanese TV crew next to American Border Patrol's Cessna TU-206. Glenn Spencer took them flying along the border this morning (all but the young lady, Yukiko Ide) . The crew works for Global Photo Associates out of Torrance, Calif...

American Border Patrol -- September 10, 2010       
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Rhode Island Sate Rep. Joe Trillo at the border fence following a briefing on the border situation by American Border Patrol.

American Border Patrol -- September 3, 2010      
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As Fall approaches Southeastern Arizona, humming birds get very hungry. Here we have three in a holding pattern waiting for a place at the table at Glenn Spencer's ranch along the San Pedro River...

American Border Patrol -- September 2, 2010       
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This is a workbench at American Border Patrol's border ranch shop. It shows components of ABP's new border cam being assembled...

American Border Patrol -- September 1, 2010       
Migra must find a good home   
Migra lives on Glenn Spencer's border ranch in Arizona. She has been living at his guest house. She is a loving dog and would be a good companion for someone. Now someone is moving in to the guest house and Migra must find another place to live...

American Border Patrol -- August 30, 2010      
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TV crew from Japan's NHK network focus on American Border Patrol's July 4th flags. Top - Cameraman Huoshi Hamaguchi. Bottom – Naboru Nakashima, NHK Los Angeles Bureau Chief and Rico Fuura of Tokyo. The crew spent about 2 hours with Glenn Spencer...

American Border Patrol -- August 28, 2010       
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A recent flash flood washed out vehicle barriers along the San Pedro River in Southeastern Arizona. -- Cattle, AKA Bovinae, suspected to be from Mexico, show up at border fence...

American Border Patrol -- August 25, 2010      
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The San Pedro River seen from Glenn Spencer's border ranch. This river is barley more than ankle-deep. Last night's rains left it flooding over its banks. This will definitely put a damper on border crossers who use the river for cover...

American Border Patrol -- August 19, 2010      
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This photo of a man at the Border Coalition Tea Party last Sunday could have been the subject of a Norman Rockwell painting. This is truly what America means – it is above race – it is a nation worth saving.

American Border Patrol -- August 18, 2010       
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Woman wears "Bite Me" sign (Biden?) while a young lady sports a defiant smile. -- ABP photo from the August 15, 2010 Tea Party rally at the border.

American Border Patrol -- August 17, 2010        
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A Customs and Border Patrol helicopter is seen orbiting Glenn Spencer's ranch is Southeastern Arizona, site of Sunday's Tea Party Rally. Melissa told Glenn that a helicopter had orbited his house earlier when Glenn was in Sierra Vista...

American Border Patrol Photo of the Day -- August 14, 2010       
Jobs Americans won't do?   
These two people delivered Porta Potties to the Border Coalition Tea Party rally site yesterday. They had to physically move them off the trucks -- to fork lift. It was hard, dirty work....

American Border Patrol -- July 31, 2010       
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This Associated Press photo is of illegal alien students who dared the government to deport them. -- Evidence that this demonstration is but a small part of a well-coordinated plan to subvert U.S. Immigration laws...

American Border Patrol -- July 30, 2010       
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Katja Schaer of World Radio Switzerland takes a photo of American flags place on border fence by American Border Patrol. The only other media outlet to take such pictures was from the London Sunday Times....

American Border Patrol -- July 10, 2010        
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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is seen meeting Patrick Gray of the Arizona Cattlemen's Association. -- At a Town Hall meeting in Douglas, Arizona on July 9, 2010. Three uniformed U.S. Border Patrol agents stand nearby...

American Border Patrol  -- July 9, 2010      
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Banner with famous Ronald Reagan quote stands before thousands of flags on the U.S.-Mexico border as part of American Border Patrol's July 4th display....

American Border Patrol -- July 4, 2010      
Independence Day at the border   
Ed Nelson, a reporter for the London Sunday Times, takes a picture of a volunteer preparing flags for American Border Patrol's July 4th border fence banner....

American Border Patrol -- June 14, 2010       
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Our government erected this sign after the latest shooting south of I-8 near Casa Grande, Arizona. They must have figured it was cheaper than building a fence....

American Border Patrol -- June 8, 2010       
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After a hot morning patrolling the border, American Border Patrol German Shepherds cool off in Glenn Spencer's pond...

American Border Patrol -- June 6, 2010       
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Speaking to the rally for the rule of law on June 5, Chelene Nightingale shows off her "America First Award" from the Constitution Party....

American Border Patrol -- May 30, 2010       
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This is Melissa Jaramillo's birthday and her fifth anniversary with America Border Patrol. She started work two days after Stars pups were born. They look upon her as their second mother....

American Border Patrol -- May 26, 2010       
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American Border Patrol's German Shepherds on their daily round of checking the fence along the southern boundary of ABP's ranch...

American Border Patrol -- May 16, 2010       
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Four of American Border Patrol German Shepherds take a swim in Glenn Spencer's pond after a hot patrol of the border this morning...

American Border Patrol -- May 8, 2010       
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This photo, taken by the U.S. Border Patrol, shows a drug-laden that tried and failed to get back into Mexico. The site is 1/4 mile east of American Border Patrol's ranch....

American Border Patrol -- May 7, 2010       
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Arizona wild flowers in bloom at American Border Patrol's ranch guest house. Three pups live there and are kinda lonely. They need a full-time friend....

American Border Patrol -- May 3, 2010      
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This photo shows the new fencing near the All American Canal. This type of fencing was used at Glenn Spencer's ranch in Arizona and has proven to be very effective....

American Border Patrol -- April 20, 2010       
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While driving to the airport this morning to fly ABP's Challenger II to patrol the border, Glenn Spencer, head of ABP, spotted this helicopter flying low along a wash just south of Arizona SR 92....

American Border Patrol -- April 17, 2010       
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Yesterday we posted a photo of an Apache attack helicopter flying over American Border Patrol's ranch in SE Arizona. Today we show that there were two Apaches in total. They were flying at over 100 mph....

American Border Patrol -- April 16, 2010       
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This attacked helicopter was one of two that flew over American Border Patrol's ranch this afternoon. This "show of force" did not impress Glenn Spencer who just flew the border and found only one BP agent guarding the border near where Rob Krentz was killed....

American Border Patrol -- April 15, 2010       
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This helicopter, N7519G, was seen flying along the Mexican border over American Border Patrol's ranch at the San Pedro River in SE Arizona this morning. It is registered to William W. Stearn of Talkeetna, Alaska......

American Border Patrol -- April 8, 2010       
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KTVK (Phoenix) reporter Kristine Harrington and her cameraman stare into Mexico at a break in the fence near Glenn Spencer's ranch in Southeastern Arizona....

American Border Patrol -- April 5, 2010       
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Customs and Border Patrol helicopter flying over Glenn Spencer's ranch this morning. Spencer said they seemed to be on a recon mission and not chasing anyone....

American Border Patrol -- April 2, 2010       
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These photos were taken this morning on the Mexican border south of the Krentz ranch. As anyone can see, these "fences" (DHS calls them fences), can be easily crossed by persons on foot....

American Border Patrol -- March 31, 2010       
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Citizens have video taped 700 suspected illegal aliens walking into the U.S. -- On one trail in Southern Arizona. BorderInvasionPics.com, a private group, is showing the videos taken...

American Border Patrol -- March 28, 2010       
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American Border Patrol flew over the Searchlight rally to get video and photographs. So did four helicopters from Las Vegas news stations. This is just one of them. ABP pilot Glenn Spencer was in constant communication with the other pilots...

American Border Patrol -- March 26, 2010       
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American Border Patrol's Challenger II Light Sport Aircraft is seen flying over ABP's ranch this morning - on patrol of the border....

American Border Patrol -- March 10, 2010       
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18-ft steel beam fence butts up against 10-ft mat fencing left in place by the Department of Homeland Security....

American Border Patrol -- March 8, 2010       
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New fencing east of Nogales comes to an abrupt stop and railroad rail vehicle barriers continue on....

American Border Patrol -- March 6, 2010       
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A Border Patrol vehicle parked at gap in fence at the San Pedro River. -- American Border Patrol's abandoned tower is at right of top photo...

American Border Patrol -- March 1, 2010      
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Glenn Spencer seen landing American Border Patrol's Challenger II Light Sport Aircraft and Bisbee Airport this morning. Aircraft is equipped for High Definition Aerial surveillance...

American Border Patrol -- February 27, 2010      
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This photo shows construction of the border fence in southeastern Texas. -- The built-up earth in the foreground is a levee to protect against flooding of the Rio Grande River....

American Border Patrol -- February 26, 2010       
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Two U.S Border Patrol vehicles are seen at the Mexican border in New Mexico just east of the Arizona state line. Most of the time agents in this area have nothing to do so they oftentimes break the monotony by chatting with fellow agents...

American Border Patrol -- February 24, 2010       
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Jim Deakin, Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Arizona, takes a photo of a smuggling lay up area near the San Pedro River at the Mexican border. Deakin was being briefed on the border problem by American Border Patrol - at his request....

American Border Patrol -- February 23, 2010       
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It is not uncommon to see U.S Border Patrol vehicles parked in pairs and sometimes in threesomes. It is suspected that the agents break up the boredom by chatting with fellow agents....

American Border Patrol -- February 22, 2010       
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These Cottonwood trees line the San Pedro River as it flows out of Mexico into Arizona. While on patrol of the border, Glenn Spencer took this photo of the sun setting behind the trees...

American Border Patrol -- February 19, 2010      
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Photos taken this week show drug paraphernalia clustered around a tree just south of Interstate 8 in Arizona. Location is 75 miles north of the border....

American Border Patrol -- February 15, 2010       
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American Border Patrol's new Challenger II Light Sports Aircraft is now equipped with a thermal camera and a special onboard video system that shows GPS - based data linked to the video...

American Border Patrol -- February 14, 2010       
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The California/Mexico border is a sieve that allows illegal aliens and drugs to cross easily. The DHS started building a new fence but left places like this wide open....

American Border Patrol -- February 13, 2010       
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This photo shows some of the openings the DHS left in the old fencing along the U.S./Mexico border near Tecate, California. -- The new 18-foot fence has proven to work...

American Border Patrol -- February 4, 2010       
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This photo of new border fencing just west of American Border Patrol's border ranch demonstrates that a properly designed fence can work. The area north of the fence is not being used to graze cattle...

American Border Patrol -- January 24, 2010    
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The web site whos.among.us.com shows where people visiting a particular site are located. This map shows where visitors to americanpatrol.com were located this morning...

American Border Patrol -- January 17, 2010       
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These photos were taken yesterday by a "concerned citizen." They show the fence line along Interstate 8 in Arizona strewn with hemp twine and burlap used by drug smugglers to carry marijuana into the United States from Mexico...

American Border Patrol -- January 4, 2010       
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This photo was taken in late December 2009 on a known smuggling trail in Arizona. The person appears to be carrying a Mac 10 machine pistol. The Ingram MAC-10 has become the preferred weapon...

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