Listen to the tense 911 call from imprisoned Marine just moments before Mexican police arrest him

Last month, Mexican federal officers arrested Marine Corps Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi for weapons possession. Tahmorressi, meanwhile, says he took a wrong turn across the southern border. Tahmooressi was originally held in Tijuana’s La Mesa Penitentiary, where he was placed in general population and his life was threatened. He was then moved to solitary confinement and shackled to a bed for nearly 30 days. Last week, Tahmorressi was moved to a maximum-security prison about 40 miles outside of Tijuana. He faces a sentence of six to 21 years in a Mexican prison for carrying his registered AR-15 rifle, .45-caliber pistol, and 12-gauge pump shotgun in his car across the border.

In an interview with TheBlaze’s senior Washington correspondent Sara Carter, the 25-year-old decorated war veteran’s mother, Jill Tahmooressi, said her son was undergoing treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder after enduring numerous tours of duty and surviving several IED blasts when the arrest occurred. He had been in San Diego for 10 days when he took the wrong turn at the San Ysidro checkpoint.

Tahmorressi had all his possessions in his vehicle because he was in the process of moving to San Diego for treatment. He declared his weapons, but Mexican federal agents confiscated them at the border as they took him into custody.

Friday morning, TheBlaze received and released the last ditch 911 call placed by Tahmooressi just minutes before he was arrested. The fear in Tahmooressi’s voice is obvious as he tells the 911 operator, “The problem is I crossed the border by accident and I have three guns in my truck and they’re trying to take my guns from me.” The 911 operator replies, “There’s nothing I can help you with sir. I do apologize.”

Listen to the call below:

On radio this morning, Glenn reacted to the desperate phone call and condemned the lack of mainstream media attention surrounding Tahmorressi’s arrest. As Glenn has been talking about for a number of years, the treatment of veterans in the United States is simply unacceptable. This case is particularly egregious when you consider the Fast and Furious gun running scheme and the droves of Mexicans who enter this country illegally each day.

“Who is covering this story? I know TheBlaze and Blaze Radio is covering it. Is anybody in the mainstream covering,” Glenn asked. “He's a decorated war veteran… He was going treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder. He has served numerous tours of duty. He survived several IED blasts, and… he takes a wrong turn. He's on the highway, and all of a sudden, before he knows it, he's in Mexico. Believe it or not, it is fairly easy to believe that this is what has happened… I know TheBlaze has really been deep into this, and they do believe that this is merely an accident.”

As Stu explained, there is a remarkable double standard when you consider Mexican government seemed perfectly fine with the Fast and Furious gun running operation to country.

“In case you're keeping score at home, you are not allowed to cross the border with a few guns in the back of your truck. You are, however, allowed to ship tons of guns and run them down to Mexico – the chief law enforcement officer of the United States.”

Conservative radio host Mike Broomhead, the afternoon drive host at News Talk 550KFYI in Phoenix, Arizona, has a deep understanding of U.S. border crossings, and he explained the frustrating hypocrisy of this case.

“In the rural areas, you could pass through and there are signs. But how many times have you been on the freeway and missed the exit because you missed the sign,” Mike asked. “To add to the irony, a few days ago, we had a Mesa, [Arizona] police officer… killed in a wrong-way freeway accident. He was hit driving home from work by someone who was three times the legal limit of alcohol, been in the country illegally for a few years, and had a felony conviction.”

“It just seems odd to me that you cross the border in Mexico, you're facing 21 years for bringing a gun into the country,” he continued. “And we have people in our country and there's no enforcement.”

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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