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Resource ID: #16128
Subject: Law Enforcement
Source: KCNC-TV (Denver)
Date: Nov. 29 - Dec. 2, 1999



KCNC-TV reports that "News 4 investigator Brian Maass revealed crucial evidence that a police no-knock drug raid on a suspected crack house had likely targeted the wrong home. The repercussions were deadly. SWAT team members shot and killed Mexican immigrant Ismael Mena, the father of eight. ... all evidence revealed Mena was anything but a crack dealer and the house was hardly a crack house. .. Maass found neighbors who said Mena's house never had drug activity, but the house next door did..." Includes backup/reaction press

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