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Latino Daily News

Friday May 10, 2013

LATINO BLOTTER: Male Escaped Con Gets Implants to Better Hide from Police

LATINO BLOTTER: Male Escaped Con Gets Implants to Better Hide from Police

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Some criminals will do anything to avoid being caught, but one Colombian convict took it to a whole other level.

Colombian authorities have recaptured a man who escaped from jail last year after being convicted of kidnapping, robbery, and extortion during his involvement with the Los Topos gang.

Giovanni Rebolledo, a Bogota native, was recaptured on Saturday, but something was different about the escaped con, or rather two things were different.

After his escape in 2012, Rebolledo got breast implants in an attempt to disguise himself. He has reportedly been working as a prostitute in Barranquilla’s Viejo Prado district.

Still, his disguise as “Rosalinda” was not enough to fool police, as he was still recognized over the weekend during a routine stop-and-search.

Rebolledo was sentenced to 60 years in jail back in 2012, but will likely


*On a side note, “Rosalinda” is not a bad looking lady, so we tip our hats to the officers who recognized who “she” really was.