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Old September 1, 2001, 08:24 AM   #9
Coronach
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It SOUNDS like there were no pesky constitutional issues. He had a(n) arrest warrant(s), it(they) was(were) being served. He fired on them.

And getting local support is essential for federal agencies, if for no other reason that locals need to know when the feds are going to start a fracas on their turf. It also sounds llike he had a local warrant, too, in addition to the federal one. The deputies can't serve a federal warrant- the feds can't serve a state/local one. That is proper federalism in action.

Mike
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