Police: National Guardsmen try to sell guns, ammo to cartels

PROBLEM THAN JUST THIS SPECIFIC INCIDENT.

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MORE NEWS TONIGHT BREAKING NEWS ALLEGED PLOT TO SEND DEADLY WEAPONS TO MEXICAN DRUG CARTEL.

THE ACCUSED SUPPLIERS TWO MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.

EVAN PEREZ BROKE THE STORY.

>> Reporter: TWO MEMBERS OF THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IN CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA.

ACCORDING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS I'VE BEEN TALKING TO THESE MEN THOUGHT THEY WERE WORKING WITH DRUG CARTELS PEOPLE WHO WERE SENDING WEAPONS TO DRUG CARTELS IN MEXICO.

INSTEAD THEY WERE ACTUALLY TRYING TO SELL WEAPONS AND AMMUNITION TO UNDERCOVER INFORMANTS WORKING WITH THE ATF OUT OF LOS ANGELES.

THAT'S HOW THEY WERE ARRESTED TODAY.

>> WHAT EXACTLY DID THEY SELL OR TRY TO SELL? >> Reporter: THEY HAD QUITE AN ARSENAL.

AT LEAST TEN FIREARMS.

4,000 ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION.

SOME OF IT WAS STILL IN CRATES STOLEN FROM THE ARMORY.

24 ARMORED VESTS, HIGH QUALITY VESTS THAT MEMBERS OF THE.

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