The Silent Soldier

Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi

Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, a U.S. Marine who is being held in a Mexican Prison, won’t be getting his day in court until June 4. The Afghanistan war veteran has already spent the last two months in their prison and after firing his attorney on Wednesday it’s anybody’s bet how long he will remain.

The 25-year-old Tahmooressi fired his attorney, Alejandro Osuna Gonzales, because of disagreement. Allegedly, Gonzales was encouraging him to lie to the authorities, something Tahmooressi wasn’t interested in doing.

 Tahmooressi is charged with entering Mexico illegally with three registered weapons. But it is Tahmooressi’s position that he mistakenly crossed the boarder with the weapons in his pickup.

Bringing guns into Mexico is Illegal, no exceptions.

 Defending her son, Jill Tahmooressi stated, “He is relieved that he’ll be able to go before the judge and explain precisely how he made that accidental wrong turn and ended up in…

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