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November 2012 Archives

Blog del Narco: Taxi Driver’s Body Discovered in Trunk in Veracruz

Blog del Narco: Taxi Driver’s Body Discovered in Trunk in Veracruz

Police discovered a taxi driver's body in a trunk with a bullet wound to the head and bruises on different parts of the body. The body was found in a taxi's trunk in a mall parking. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Police Detain Man Who Scorched Bodies for Los Zetas

Blog del Narco: Police Detain Man Who Scorched Bodies for Los Zetas

A suspected member of Los Zetas was arrested yesterday by federal police. He confessed to burning 50 bodies who were executed in Sabinas Hidalgo. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: La Barbie Accuses Federal Police of Accepting Narco Bribes

Blog del Narco: La Barbie Accuses Federal Police of Accepting Narco Bribes

In a letter from Edgar Valdez Villarreal and delivered by his lawyer, Eréndira Joselyn Guerra Gutiérrez, to Grupo Reforma, the alleged drug dealer states that "the commanders of the Federal Police who are responsible for major operations combating drug trafficking in Ciudad Juarez, Monterrey, Acapulco and Morelia are receiving bribes." continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Body Found Executed, Burned in Sinaloa (Photo Warning)

Blog del Narco: Body Found Executed, Burned in Sinaloa (Photo Warning)

A male was found on fire near the bridge in the gated Villa Bonita. Law enforcement officials revealed that the victim had gunshot wounds in different parts of the body. continue reading »

Mexican Beauty Queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez Killed in Shootout with Army

Mexican Beauty Queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez Killed in Shootout with Army

Investigators are trying to determine whether model and beauty queen Maria Susana Flores, who died in a shootout with the Mexican army over the weekend, was involved with a drug cartel, Sinaloa state Attorney General Marco Antonio Higuera Gomez said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Two Men Found Executed-Called Rapist and Kidnappers by Cartel

Blog del Narco: Two Men Found Executed-Called Rapist and Kidnappers by Cartel

Two men were missing from the town of Tierra Colorada, they were later found executed on the banks of the federal highway to the village of Xaltianguis. One of those executed was tied by the hands and had a bullet in the head; he was identified as Mario Nava Romero, 36 years old. He recently was one of the drivers of Leonel Leyva Muñoz, former candidate for municipal president by the Democratic Revolution Party -PRD. continue reading »

Mass Grave Found in Border State of Chihuahua, Mexico

Mass Grave Found in Border State of Chihuahua, Mexico

Mexican authorities are reporting the discovery of a mass grave in the U.S.-Mexico border state of Chihuahua. The northern border city is the center of some of Mexico’s bloodies turf battles between narco cartels. continue reading »

FBI Most Wanted: Fugitive Joe Luis Saenz Captured in Mexico

FBI Most Wanted: Fugitive Joe Luis Saenz Captured in Mexico

A man on the FBI's Most Wanted list has been captured in Mexico. On July 25, 1998, Joe Luis Saenz allegedly shot and killed two rival gang members in Los Angeles continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 2 Ex-Police Killed in Nuevo Leon

Blog del Narco: 2 Ex-Police Killed in Nuevo Leon

Two former police officers were executed yesterday after a group of armed men attacked the truck they were driving. Neighbors said that after the attack, a third man who was shot in the abdomen managed to escape his attackers. continue reading »

HS News Contributor: Blog del Narco

HS News Contributor: Blog del Narco

Today Mexico’s regional Newspapers are failing to report many of the murders, kidnappings, and violence linked to the nations war against the drug cartels. A recent study by Fundación MEPI, an independent investigative journalism center shows that the threats and intimidation of journalists has routinely caused journalists not to report on the cartels. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gulf Cartel Spy Nabbed in Nuevo Leon

Blog del Narco: Gulf Cartel Spy Nabbed in Nuevo Leon

Nuevo Leon announced the arrest of César Iván González Ruiz, 19, alias "Happy", who in confessed to involvement in two murders for the organization of the Gulf Cartel (CDG), for whom he served as a Spy ("Halcón") in the municipalities of San Nicolas and Apodaca. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Gunmen Responsible for Casino Royal Attack Could Face 60 Years in Prison

Blog del Narco: Gunmen Responsible for Casino Royal Attack Could Face 60 Years in Prison

With the presentation of the accusatory findings against 7 participants in the Casino Royale arson attack that killed 52 innocent people, the prosecution asked the judge to impose the maximum penalty for murder and group conspiracy. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Los Zetas Operating Head Executed in Veracruz (Photo Warning)

Blog del Narco: Los Zetas Operating Head Executed in Veracruz (Photo Warning)

Ex-convict Edwin Reynolds Chávez was gunned down Tuesday night in Veracruz. Reynolds Chávez who was identified as an operating head of Los Zetas in Veracruz, was recently released from prison where he was being held for drug dealing. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Body Found Stabbed, Shot Execution Style in Cancun (Photo Warning)

Blog del Narco: Body Found Stabbed, Shot Execution Style in Cancun (Photo Warning)

Municipal Police found a man executed near a park, the victim had a bullet wound at the temple and a knife in his abdomen. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Mass Grave With At Least 5 Bodies Found in Guerrero

Blog del Narco: Mass Grave With At Least 5 Bodies Found in Guerrero

A clandestine grave in the state of Guerrero was found by members of the state ministerial police and experts from the Medical Examiner (Semefo), who have already discovered the remains of five bodies. continue reading »