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Tuesday January 28, 2014

Blog del Narco: Cartel Boss “The Uncle” Captured Hiding in Closet with Minor

Blog del Narco: Cartel Boss “The Uncle” Captured Hiding in Closet with Minor

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The executive secretary of the National System of Public Security has confirmed the capture of Knight’s Templar, Dionisio Loya Plancarte.  Apparently the arrest occurred in Moreliat, Michoacan. 

Plancarte, also known as “The Uncle,” is second in the power structure of the Knights Templar cartel.  He was arrested along with a minor when they were both found hiding in a closet, the executive secretary of the National Public Security System, Monte Alejandro Rubido reported. During a press conference, he said that Placarte has been tied to at least 14 criminal cases.

In the official announcement it is noted that in apprehending the cartel member, not one shot was exchanged. During the reading of a statement on the premises of the Interior Ministry, the official said the arrest occurred when the police arrived at a home in Morelia. Rubido explained that this suspected drug trafficker hails from Apatzingán and is responsible for drug trafficking routes through the city of Morelia.

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