“El Paisa” is a killer hired by “El Guicho’s” sister Rosa Guajardo, and that “El Mongus” work for “El Tigre“.
These killings are ordered to control the roads between Ensenada and Tijuana, while second-level operational criminals kill to control the business of drug dealing about 100 thousand to 300 thousand pesos a month for a cell leader.
“El Chaparrito” is another criminal operator of “El Chapo” sent to Tijuana, he was the custodian of the $15 million dollars seized.
ZETA Investigation: Jeova Israel Ilhuicatzi Morales “El Cuervo” was recognized as “Tiendero and Bataca” (drug store manager and criminal instrument) for organized crime, but he said the people responsible of the drug trafficking, retail drug sales and assassinations was the plaza boss, Rosa Hernandez Guajardo-sister of “El Guicho” – and his right hand, a man identified as “El Paisa”.
He also accused José Antonio Soto Gastelum “El Tigre” as his right hand man, whom he identified only by the nickname “El Mongus”.
Israel Ilhuicatzi was a Tijuana municipal police from 1998 to 1999 in the San Antonio de los Buenos delegation, where he began his criminal connections. His first arrest warrant was the same year he left the corporation. However, they learned of his criminal involvement in the cartel until 2009-2010, when the group of Hector Guajardo “El Guicho” replaced the brothers García Simental, Teodoro and José Manuel, of the Arellano Felix Cartel (CAF) .
Some detainees began to speak of “El Cuervo”, “El Cuervito”, “Jeo” or “Jehovah” as part of a group of assassins since 2008 to working for the Sinaloa Cartel. Until May 2011, Ilhuicatzi had worked for Merardo Reyes Soberanis “El Reyes”, a cousin of “El Guicho”. When El Guicho and El Reyes were arrested he went to work for “La Rosy”, but said that all who worked for the sister, are under the orders of “El Tigre”, who act as the direct contact with the Sinaloa Cartel.
Since 1999, the court system has been looking for “Cuervito” with arrest warrants for car theft, injury and breach of family obligations, and as of November 1, 2011, for attempted murder.
On March 26, 2010 he was arrested for carrying a firearm for exclusive use of the army, but obtained his release on bail. When he was arrested, he was wanted only as a suspect in the preliminary 2089/11/20A for the attempted murder committed by three of his criminal associates on November 1 against Omar Acuña Parra, another drug dealer who owed them money.
The Attorney General of the State (PGJE) is still integrating its preliminary investigations against six of the murders of: – Omar Cortez and Richard Alan Berg (October 30). – Moses Gwendal Sewell III (October 26). – Antonio Chavez, “The Tony” Guerrero and Ramon “El Grande” (October 11). – Unidentified Female (September 30). – Gustavo Tapia Moreno (September 22). – Manuel Navarro, Carlos Velazquez, Alma Urrutia and Diana Godinez (April 18).
During interrogation of “El Cuervo”, he said the Arzate or Arteaga brothers asked for his services, but he did not accept and even refused to receive the cell phone “La Rana” sent to keep in touch with them. He explained that the brothers tried to “hire him” after he tried stealing a load of drugs from them, he knew that Arteaga was trafficking large shipments of drugs from Ensenada to Tijuana, passing through Rosarito, the main point of operation for “El Cuervito”.
The police asked him about his relationship with “La Rana”, on November 1, following an attempted murder in El Tecolote, Juan Manuel Bocanegra Fortanel “The Juanillo” was arrested he said Ilhuicatzi operated with “La Rana” he denied the accusations.
He said “El Tigre” also invited him to work, but did not answer because “Guicho” contacted him and ordered him to stay with his sister, five or six months latter this woman told him to aligned himself with Soto, who was presumed to be a direct contact of Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada, one of the two leaders of the Sinaloa Cartel.
The criminal organization led by Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera, has divided the territories and deliver them to small cells that are unrelated to each other, which has caused a fight for territory. The new structure of the cartel was created because of the betrayal of lieutenants in that organization, as the Beltran Leyva and Ignacio Coronel.
“El Cuervo” admitted that most of the men and women killed or found dead on Rosarito Boulevard 2000 were from his criminal group, and said that such killings were ordered by “La Rosy” because they were “flipping” betraying “El Tigre” to go work with “El Achilles’.