I imagine its like putting your finger in the dike to stop the flow of water.
And a shame a former agent for the FBI was involved.
A former FBI agent in El Paso, three men in Del Rio and one in San Antonio all were part of a busy week in which authorities tried to stanch the flow of guns smuggled into Mexico.
On Tuesday, ex-FBI agent John Shipley was sentenced to two years in prison for buying and selling numerous firearms, including .50-caliber Barrett guns, without a license.
The case against Shipley began in March 2008, after a .50-caliber sniper rifle was recovered following a gunbattle between narco traffickers and the Mexican military near Chihuahua, according to a news release from federal officials.
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