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Blog del Narco: Two Executed in Culiacan, Sinaloa

Two young men were found lying on the side of a road in Sinaloa Thursday morning .The victims carried no identification and appear to be not more than 30 years old. One victim was wearing blue jeans, red shirt, and black tennis shoes. Three feet away was the second victim dressed in blue jeans, gray shirt with a dark complexion, slim build. Both men had been shot in the head and back. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Merchant Shot Dead in Chiapas ( Photo Warning)

A grocery retailer was murdered in his home located in the Villa del Sol or Acaxmán Canton. At around 6:10 am on Wednesday, locals heard three shots, then all was quiet, they went outside and saw two men who were running. It was not until 10:30 am, when Mrs. Hilda Rodriguez Lozada, came home to see her husband, that she discovered him dead on the side of the bed. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Dismember Body Identified as “The Chemo” in Sonora

Anselmo Flores Gonzalez, alias "The Chemo", aged 28, was identified as the dismembered body that was found this morning in Villa de Seris colonies and Pedregal de la Villa, said State Police Investigator (PEI) through a press release . The document adds that the deceased had a criminal record theft and kidnapping. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Three Young Men Executed in Sinaloa (Picture Warning)

Three men were "shot" to death with assault rifles last night near the town Agua Salada, belonging to the township of Pericos, Mocorito. Their hands bound with rope behind their bodies, they were found lying on the side of the road. The road led to a farm in the village of Agua Salada Bachoco. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man Murdered in Guamuchil, Sinaloa ( Warning: Graphic Photo)

Alfonso Bernal Edson, 34-year-old, was found dead with a shot in the face, on a road that leads to the local pantheon. The discovery of the body occurred on a dirt road. The victim had two gunshots to the head and was not carrying any identification in his clothes. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Bodies Recovered of 17 Kombo Kolombia Musicians From Well

After three days of searching for human remains in a water well in the town of Mina, the Medical Examiner today reported that the bodies of the 17 staff members and Kombo Kolombia musical group, were returned to their families. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Father and Two Sons Executed in Nuevo Leon

A man and his two sons were executed, each shot in the head, in the Colony Rene Alvarez, on the streets of Cerro del Topo Chico, where the bodies were naked. Last night neighbors reported gunfire in the Street, between Tang and Norias, in the San Bernabe, a source. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Police Chief and Wife Injured in Jalisco

The police chief of Hostotipaquillo was gunned down this morning along with his wife and one of his bodyguards, near the main square of the Municipality. The police chief was identified as Lucio Rosales Astorga. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Body Discovered in Shallow Grave in Monterrey (Photo Warning)

A body was found buried in the west of Monterrey. The discovery of the body was on a dirt road, located about 2 kilometers from the terminus of the Avenida Paseo de los Leones. A source said the body was located after authorities received an anonymous tip. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Band Members of Kolombia Kombo Found Tortured and Murdered

Authorities of the State of Nuevo Leon staged an intense mobilization in the municipality of Mina, after an anonymous caller notified them that members of the musical group Kolombia Kombo, had been kidnapped. The group was taken by armed men continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man Executed in Drive By in Teloloapan ( Picture Warning- GRAPHIC)

The victim, identified as Juan Carlos Roman Roman, 43 years old, who lived on Lazaro Cardenas Street in the city of Teloloapan, had at least two bullet wounds in the back. According to his companion, a man of 34 years old, both were drinking alcoholic beverages in public when suddenly, two men who were traveling aboard a continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man Executed in Streets of Oaxaca

Alberto Vasquez Guerra, known as the "Tequin", 38 years old, was executed yesterday afternoon a few meters from his home. This was announced the Attorney General in the State. The attack happened on Melchor Ocampo Avenue, between Liberty Street and Constitution of the Seventh Section of Juchitán. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartel Members Held in Murder and Dismemberment of Six

Body parts found stuffed into plastic bags in the central Mexican state of Mexico belonged to six different victims, authorities said. Police arrested 11 people in connection with the killings, the state's public safety secretary, Salvador Neme Sastre, told a press conference in Toluca, the state capital. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 8 Month Old Baby Left Unharmed With Two Corpses

Two women with headshot wounds were found in Colonia La Florencia west of Saltillo. Beside their dead bodies was a baby of eight months with hypothermia and a narcomessage. The victims were left face down on a blanket, but authorities did not reveal the content of the message. Witnesses report that two pickup trucks were seen in the colony with gunmen who fired shots. continue reading »

Nuestra Familia Gang Member “Wino” Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison in Drug Trafficking Prosecution

Juan Gallegos, also known as “Wino,” 36, of Salinas, was sentenced today to 21 years and 10 months in prison by United States District Judge William B. Shubb, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. On April 9, 2012, Gallegos pleaded guilty to conspiring to traffic methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana, and four other drug trafficking felonies. There was no plea agreement between Gallegos and the United States. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Young Doctor Shot by Police in Coyuca de Catalan

The corpse of the young man killed in a clash with the army in the vicinity of State Road Coyuca de Catalán-Ajuchitlán has been identified and claimed by relatives. The victim was recognized as Gregorio Alvarez Salas, 20-year-old native of Pungarabatito, municipality of Coyuca de Catalan, where he practiced as a naturopathic doctor. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Three Young Men Found Executed in Los Reyes La Paz

Three young men of about 18, 20, and 22 years of age were attacked and killed by subjects who were shot repeatedly and then escaped via a footbridge. The three youths were killed and their bodies were left lying on the bank of the Mexico-Puebla, at the height of Los Reyes La Paz. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Security Officer Shot while Foiling Kidnpping

The homicide division is reviewing the Ministerial Police video surveillance cameras that captured the moments when a security guard is shot dead while thwarting the kidnapping of a woman entrepreneur in a shopping mall in Montebello. So far research staff has five videos showing when an employee of the security company "ADEP" Gregorio Pérez Gutiérrez, who had 38 years of age is shot dead. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Decapitated Head Left With Narco Message in Chalco Valley (Photo Warning)

The municipality of Valle de Chalco conurbado is ground zero in a war between cartels fighting for control of the territory to sell drugs.The body of a man, dismembered and divided into parts, was left in black bags and abandoned on the streets of the San Isidro. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: US Imposes Sanctions on Rival Drug Cartel in Sinaloa

The U.S. government announced new sanctions against a drug cartel in Mexico, led by the Flores Meza family, acknowledging them as a rival of the powerful Sinaloa Cartel. The cartel leader Isidro Fausto Meza Flores and seven other members of his family as well as three companies were formally designated as drug trafficking organization by the US Treasury Department. continue reading »