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Jon Hammar, Ex-Marine Jailed In Mexico, Released (VIDEO)

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- 2005 days ago -
MIAMI -- A Marine veteran jailed for months in Mexico after trying to carry a family heirloom shotgun across the border has been freed, U.S. officials and his lawyer said late Friday.

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Barb K (1688)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 12:43 pm
At last! Some GOODNEWS to REPORT!!!!!! TY Jon!!!!

Barbara K (60)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 1:13 pm
Wow, this is great news. Thanks, Sweetie.

Nicole W (646)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 1:15 pm
great news, thank you Barb

Barb K (1688)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 1:37 pm
Yes, this is wonderful news for all of Jon's family and friends but I doubt the U.S. will be helping Me-he-co
by bailing them out. We've been giving money to Mexico forever and this is how they repay us? Jon's gun was registered before he and his friend left for Mexico! I'm just sayin'.....

. (0)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 2:45 pm
The irony of this incident is beyond politics; it defies logic. With the thousands of illegal guns Mexico brings across our borders, this man was jailed? Where the hell was the government ,military interaction?

Pat B (356)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 3:11 pm
Read about this this glad that he is out of of jail. What a wonderful Holiday present to himself, and to his family, and to all that worked to get him out of jail and Mexico. Thanks, Barb for this post. xox

Michael Carney (217)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 3:40 pm
Good news, indeed!!!

James Merit (144)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 10:02 pm
Awesome news, thank you for sharing!!!!

Catherine Turley (192)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 10:28 pm
hadn't heard this yet. great news. ty barb.

Kim O (396)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 12:39 am
Hooray!! Some great news! Thanks for sharing Barb! Happy Ho Ho!!

Svetlana B (20)
Sunday December 23, 2012, 2:01 pm
Noted, great news thanks Barb

Syera N (7)
Monday December 24, 2012, 2:30 am
Noted. Thanks Barb :)

Danuta W (1250)
Monday December 24, 2012, 5:30 am

. (0)
Monday December 24, 2012, 7:33 am
Next time Marine - listen to common sense from your family and friends. Welcome home and the best of the holiday season to you and your family.

David Anderson (72)
Monday December 24, 2012, 8:16 am
I am very happy to hear the good news. Had I been president, those contemptible creatures in the Federal District would have met the rest of the Marine Corps. had they held one of ours that long, especially considering that they actively assist their citizens in breaking our laws and shield the most reprehensible of offenders from justice after they commit crimes here.

. (7)
Monday December 24, 2012, 9:30 am
Fantastic news, thank you Barb.

Mike H (252)
Monday December 24, 2012, 9:50 am
Don't ever go to Mexico

paula eaton (30)
Monday December 24, 2012, 10:25 am
Good news. Have a great holiday.

Past Member (0)
Monday December 24, 2012, 12:42 pm
We had a local commissioner killed in Cabo. No one will say how. I will never go there. If you know people there or going. Tell them don't or get out.

Faye Swan (23)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 12:33 am
So glad he's home!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 1:38 am
good news

paul m (93)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 5:14 am


James E (16)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 1:33 pm
We should have better judicial relations with our neighbor to the south.

Edith B (146)
Tuesday December 25, 2012, 8:09 pm
Great news, thanks for posting!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 12:55 am
I'm very glad to read this. Thanks for posting.

Lynne Buckley (0)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 2:24 pm
Good news.

paul m (93)
Friday December 28, 2012, 5:51 am


ilja c (48)
Friday December 28, 2012, 8:22 am
good REPORT,Barb.
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