Couple Allegedly Bought .50 Caliber Sniper Rifle for Mexican Drug Cartel

$10K, ouch.

Give Me Liberty

H/T Breitbart Texas.

I hope they lock these two up and throw away the key.

PPD

Police arrested a Phoenix couple after they reportedly admitted they purchased a $10,000 sniper rifle for the Sinaloa drug cartel.

Phoenix Police arrested a husband and wife after they admitted to police that they lied on federal document to obtain a firearm that they purchased for the Sinaloa Mexican Drug Cartel, according to KSAZ-TV.

On March 20, 31-year-old Jonathan Ibarra-Alarcon had his wife, 22-year-old Erica Ibarra-Alarcon, purchase a Barrett 82A1 .50 caliber rifle from licensed dealer in Phoenix for $10,316.

The .50 caliber rifle is a favorite of the U.S. and other military forces around the world because it is semi-automatic, which allows for a controlled rate of fire.

After purchasing the firearm, Erica placed it in the back of her vehicle that Jonathan was driving. Police said that they pulled the car…

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