Statement of Captain re: Capture of an Iraqi target and his two sons

Statement of a Captain, with Alpha Company, 588th Engineer Battalion, discussing the capture of an Iraqi target and his two sons. The target was suspected of among other offenses, selling stolen weapons. The Captain stated that after their capture, the three detainees were treated for minor injuries.

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Interview
Doc_date: 
Saturday, November 22, 2003
Doc_rel_date: 
Monday, January 1, 2007
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SWORN STATEMENT
For use of this form, see AR 190-45; the proponent agency is ODCSOPS
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITY: Title 10 USC Section 301; Title 5 LISC, Section 2951; E.C.I. 9397 dated November 22, 1942 (537v. , i
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: To provide commanders and law enforcement officials with means by which information may be accurately
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1. LOCATION 2. DATE (YYYYMMDD) 3. TIME 4. FILE NUMBER
38S MC 710 340 .- -.: 22 NOV 03 0700
I „NAME, MIDDLE NAME 6. SSN 7. GRADE/STATUS
CPT
S. ORGANIZATION OR ADDRESS
COMMANDER, A COMPANY, 588TH ENGINEER BATTALION APO AE 09323-2610
9.
, WANT TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT UNDER OATH:
Operations Report
A/588 EN 22 0400 NOV 03 38S MC 67348 32631
Conducted raid on home of .1
f".11111 Received small arms fire from roof as we were conducting entry. Also received fire once inside the buil mg. etame in 'viduals, all of which had weapons; one AK47, and one bolt action 1945 Mauser. Confiscated mist documents, and the three weapons. No friendly casualties or damaged equipment. Detainees were treated at the aid station for minor injuries.
LTG (shooter inside and primary target) rooftop shooter, son of target, AK47 was still hot when we found it) (s ooter inside, son of target) ..
Background intel:
o Lives in Tahrir disistrict on south side of "mortar field."

o Used to fire mortars ' u Mike from inside his compound earlier this summer.

o Worked closely with in the past.
o Has relatives in where be stores weapons on their farms. NEED TO INTERROGATE FURTHER ABOUT THIS. o
Stole a large amount of money an Equipment from the Iraqi Army Base at Moscar Sa'ad (now FOB Gabe) at the end of the war
which he has been selling off to support himself.
c He is currently holding nightly meetings, times vary.

o Son supposedly works in an atomic energy site in Baghdad.

o House has white walls, with big red s.uares. as viewed from the north.

o Information verified by 2 sources

AI DO NOT BE RELEASE. THEY ARE KNOWN TO CONDUCT MORTAR ATTACKS, ARE HAVING BA'ATH PARTY ORGANIZATIONAL MEETINGS, ARE SUSPECTED OR STORING AND DEALING ARMS, AND WERE DETAINED IN THE ACT OF FIRING ALITION SOLDIERS.
-NOTHING FOLLOWS
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STATEMENT OF . TAKEN AT . DATED .
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AFFIDAVIT
. HAVE READ OR HAVE HAD READ TO ME THIS STATEMENT
WHICH BEGINS ON PAGE 1, AND ENDS ON PAGE 2 . I FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CONTENTS OF THE ENTIRE STATEMENT MADE BY ME. THE STATEMENT IS TRUE. I HAVE INITIALED ALL CORRECTIONS AND HAVE INITIALED THE BOTTOM
OF EACH_PAGE CONTAINING THE STATEMENT. I HAVE MADE THIS STATEMENT FREELY WITHOUT HOPE OF BENEFIT OR REWARD, WITHOUT THREAT OF PUNISHMENT, AND WITHOUT COERCION, UNLAWFUL INFLUENC
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Subscribed and sworn to before me, a person authorized by law to
WITNESSES:
administer oaths, this D day of NOVEMBER , 03 at 14114y8dtiiri, Zit
(Signature of Person Administering Oath)
ORGANIZATION OR ADDRESS.
(Typed Name of Person Administering Oath)
(Authority To Administer Oaths)
ORGANIZATION OR ADDRESS.
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