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January 2013 Archives

Blog del Narco: Security Officer Shot while Foiling Kidnpping

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)

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

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 »

Blog del Narco: Awaiting DNA Tests to Identify Body Parts Dispersed in Monterrey

Blog del Narco: Awaiting DNA Tests to Identify Body Parts Dispersed in Monterrey

Possible missing parts of human remains found Monday in Ciudad Solidaridad, were found yesterday in Cologne CROC. On Monday authorities located a man's torso while legs, arms and a head were found yesterday. continue reading »

Rice University: No Panaceas for Mexico’s Violent Drug War, but Prohibition has Failed

Rice University: No Panaceas for Mexico’s Violent Drug War, but Prohibition has Failed

While Mexico and the United States have ramped up their efforts to control and perhaps defeat Mexico’s increasingly violent drug cartels, the outcome of these efforts remains in doubt and no panaceas are in sight, but pr continue reading »

Blog del Narco: VIDEO sent After Two Found Dismembered in Durango

Blog del Narco: VIDEO sent After Two Found Dismembered in Durango

Blog del Narco has received the following video by e-mail, showing interrogation of a young man and a woman. The date and place that the recording was produced are unknown. In the video, two individuals are being guarded by two men wearing military-style clothing and heavily armed. A stranger is heard asking multiple questions. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Brothers Found Executed in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: Brothers Found Executed in Sinaloa

Police have discovered two brothers who had been shot to death on a dirt road leading to the area community basurón Pitayita. The bodies were discovered on Monday morning. The bodies have been identified as Enrique Fidel and Hugo Urias, 46 and 44, respectively. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Young Man Found Tortured and Thrown into River

Blog del Narco:  Young Man Found Tortured and Thrown into River

A young man was found with his hands tied behind his back with a yellow rope floating in a pond on the banks of the River Tamazula, near the resort known as "The Currency". The latest victim has not been identified. He is an individual of about 25 to 30 years old. continue reading »

Troops in Mexico Find Another Drug Tunnel into U.S.

Troops in Mexico Find Another Drug Tunnel into U.S.

Mexican army soldiers discovered a drug-smuggling tunnel in the northern border city of Nogales, media outlets said. The passage, which extends 56 meters (184 feet), is equipped with water and ventilation systems continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Two Bodies Found Murdered then Burned in Sinaloa

Blog del Narco: Two Bodies Found Murdered then Burned in Sinaloa

Two bodies remain unidentified at the medical examiner's in Sinaloa. The charred remains of two persons believed to be male were found completely burned in a taxi in Colonia Guadalupe. The gruesome discovery was made within minutes of the rental vehicle being ignited with two "passengers" on board, who turned out to be shot dead and then burned in that automobile. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cross Dresser Kidnapped and Murdered in Nuevo Leon

Blog del Narco: Cross Dresser Kidnapped and Murdered in Nuevo Leon

The manager of a bar that was kidnapped last night by an armed group in Montemorelos and was found murdered this morning. Daniel Mendoza Ricardo Macias, 23, nicknamed "The Daniela", was dressed as a woman, was taken from the bar at Mountain Avenue Cemetery, in the Barrio Lerdo de Tejada. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 16 Year Olds Body Among Those Found Beheaded

Blog del Narco: 16 Year Olds Body Among Those Found Beheaded

Following the discovery of two bodies left in plastic bags on the side of the local road-Papaloapan Tuxtepec, in the town St. Teresa, the Deputy Regional Basin, Juan Perez Sanchez, confirmed that both victims lived in Tres Valles, Veracruz. On the edge of the asphalt were three black bags, containing severed remains of human bodies, among other evidence, which were duly recorded by the Public Prosecutor. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man Found Tortured and Executed in Zacatecas

Blog del Narco: Man Found Tortured and Executed in Zacatecas

A man was killed with three shots from a firearm at close range and his body was left in the road to the entrance "Garden of Remembrance". The man has not been identified so far. He is described as about 40 years old, wearing blue jeans, a colored shirt and blue military-style boots. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Female Taxi Driver Murdered in Guerrero

Blog del Narco: Female Taxi Driver Murdered in Guerrero

A female taxi cab driver was found shot and executed in her vehicle in the housing unit the Colossus. The vehicle was found abandoned and the report of the discovery was made at about eleven o'clock. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Woman Found Hanging from Bridge from Nuevo Leon

Blog del Narco: Woman Found Hanging from Bridge from Nuevo Leon

After being kidnapped by criminals traveling in two cars, a woman was found hanging from a vehicular bridge that divides the colony Tierra y Libertad. The criminals put a rope around the woman’s neck and hung her from the railing. continue reading »