US arrests 'member of border militia' in New Mexico

Posted on AllSides April 21st, 2019
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US authorities have arrested an alleged member of a militia that has been stopping migrants trying to cross the US-Mexico border.
Larry Mitchell Hopkins, 69, was detained in New Mexico as a felon in possession of a weapon.
It comes just days after a video emerged of militia members detaining dozens of migrants in the desert.
The group, United Constitutional Patriots, has been condemned by civil rights groups and local officials.

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