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Tag Results for "Blog Del Narco"

Top Guatemalan Drug Trafficker Tied to Zetas Sanctioned by U.S. Treasury

The DEA today announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s designated Guatemalan national Horst Walter Overdick Mejia, a critical link in the drug trade continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Recruit Grandparents

First it was the very young, then the children and now the elderly are prey to drug trafficking groups in Mexico. More and more often it has been reported by authorities that elderly people are being included in arrests of drug cartel members. continue reading »

DEA and Dominican Authorities Arrest Pilot of Billionaire Narco El Chapo Guzman

The pilot of Joaquín “Chapo” Guzmán, leader of the drug cartel, Sinaloa and the most powerful drug trafficker perhaps on the planet for whose capture the United States has offered 30 million dollars continue reading »

Narcos Placing Want Ads Seeking Drivers to Cross Border, No Questions Asked

U.S. and Mexico border officials are warning job seekers to be on the look out for want ads placed by narcos seeking drivers, no questions asked. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Four Bodies Discovered in Water Well

The bodies of four men in a state of decomposition were found in the interior of a water well in the municipality of Rio Verde, police officials said. According to a report received by the state police, a body was discovered in the well at the Pump House, in the Miguel Hidalgo ejido. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexican Singer Kidnapped and Shot for Refusing to Perform Song in Sinaloa

A singer with the norteña band Los Ciclones del Arroyo was kidnapped and shot in the leg after refusing to perform a song requested by a group of people at a party in Choix, a city in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, police said. Julio Cesar Leyva Beltran was abducted early Saturday, but he was later released and hospitalized in Los Mochis with a leg fracture caused by the gunshot. continue reading »

Mexico’s Knights Templar Claim Responsibility for Drop in Food Prices

Mexico’s Knights Templar, or the Caballeros Templarios, allegedly claims to be the authors of a series of ‘narcomantas’ reportedly spotted in cities throughout the state of Michoacan. continue reading »

Latino Blotter:  Women Charged with Kidnapping 14-Year-Old Until Mom Paid Narco Debt

Grace Marie Perez-Jimenez, 26, of Reading, Pennsylvania, was charged by indictment with conspiracy to kidnap, kidnapping, conspiracy to distribute phencyclidine (PCP), continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexican Cartel Leader Sentenced to 7 Life Terms in U.S.

A Mexican drug cartel leader was sentenced to seven life terms after pleading guilty in U.S. federal court to drug trafficking and direct or indirect participation in 1,500 killings since 2008. The U.S. Justice Department said in a press release that Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez, leader of the Juarez cartel in the northern Mexican border state of Chihuahua, pleaded guilty Thursday to drug trafficking and "numerous acts of violence" in connection with the Barrio Azteca gang. continue reading »

Narco Leader Pleads Guilty to His Role in U.S. Consulate Murders, Gets Seven Life Sentences

The Juarez Drug Cartel’s leader in Juarez and Chihuahua, Mexico, pleaded guilty in El Paso, Texas, and was sentenced to life in prison for his participation in drug-trafficking and numerous acts of violence in connection with the Barrio Azteca gang. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 16 Year Old Girl and Companion Killed in Guerrero

The bodies of two people executed by gunfire in the street Ruben Figueroa of the colony's toward Lajita Llano Largo were discovered and reported to authorities. The first body was of a woman identified as Abunza Montserrat Gomez 16 years of age. Abunza is known to sell chickens on the streets. continue reading »

Mexico Extradites ‘El Rey’ Narco to NYC, Partner of El Chapo Guzman

A man accused of smuggling large quantities of cocaine into the United States has been extradited to that country, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Women Tortured, Executed and Left at Dump in Guerrero

A woman about 30 years old was killed and her body was left near the community of El 20, in the town of Costa Grande. The unidentified body is in the facilities of the Forensic Medical Service (Semefo) waiting to be claimed. It is reported that the female bodies hands were tied with a yellow rope continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Seized Drug-Stuffed Toilets Donated to Habitat for Humanity

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that 192 commercial toilets seized during a drug bust at Laredo Port of Entry would find a more appropriate home with Habitat for Humanity of Laredo-Webb County. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Three Found Tortured and Executed in Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan(Graphic Photos)

Three men, who had been tortured and executed with gunshots to the head and heart, were found under a bridge on the highway Mexico-Guadalajara Friday morning. Noting that one of the victims had been shot in the forehead and another in the heart. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man Tortured and Executed in Guerrero ( Photo Warning)

The body of a man, executed with a bullet to the head was found at Friday morning in the beach destination housing unit Colossus. The man's body showed signs of torture and that it had been dragged along the pavement .He wore white shirt, blue jeans, blue woven belt, socks blue, red and white, continue reading »

Narco Leader Benjamin Arellano-Felix Sentenced to 25 Years & $100 Million Asset Forfeiture

DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart today announced that Benjamin Arellano-Felix, nearly 60, the former leader of the Tijuana Cartel/Arellano-Felix Organization (AFO) was sentenced to serve 25 years in federal prison. continue reading »

Mexican Government Divies Up $200 Million Seized from “El Chapo”

More than 15 million dollars, as well as a load of jewels and other valuables that supposedly belonged to the ‘Cártel de Sinaloa’ led by famous drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán will be distributed amongst government offices. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man Shot Dead While Riding Motorcycle

A motorcyclist was shot to death from a moving car, on the busy Causeway Pie de la Cuesta causing panic among people who were there. The victim, Mario Supeña Guadalupe Mier, at the time of execution had just left the shop continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mexico Urged to Investigate Drug Cartels Attacks on Media

The Committee to Protect Journalists issued a statement Tuesday condemning recent attacks on a newspaper and television station in Mexico and demanding prosecution of the perpetrators. continue reading »