Former border agents indicted in civil rights case

TUCSON — A federal grand jury in Tucson returned a five-count indictment Thursday against Dario Castillo, 23, and Ramon Zuniga, 29, both of Maricopa, alleging conspiracy to deprive persons of civil rights and civil rights deprivation under color of law. 

Castillo was also charged with tampering with a witness. The defendants will be summoned to appear for arraignment in federal court.

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Auntie Em on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 6:15am
Title: Terrible

An agent’s duty is to stop illegal activity and to bring the people into the area station. If these men truly did this, they should certainly be prosecuted.

shanantonio on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 6:19am
Title: IF

It is terrible, IF they did it. My experience over the last 2 years has made me absolutely sure that illegal aliens lie about BP agents. Now I am very skeptical about allegations against  LEOs. I am even skeptical about the grand jury’s indictment b/c (if I understand correctly) they only heard the prosecution’s side.

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