Jailed U.S. Marine to File Motion for Mistrial: Attorney

Attorney Fernando Benitez and Jill Tahmooressi, mother of former U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi, talk to media outside a federal court in Tijuana July 9. A former U.S. Marine held for more than three months in a Mexican jail on weapons charges appeared in court in the border city of Tijuana on Wednesday, his lawyers said. Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, was arrested on March 31 by Mexican customs agents who found guns in his pick-up truck at the San Ysidro border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana. STRINGER/MEXICO / Reuters file

Mexican officials say they found a rifle, shotgun, pistol and hundreds of rounds of ammunition in the pickup truck driven into Mexico by Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi on April 1.

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