Tzitzio, Michoacan .- With over half a ton of marijuana and 32,500 pesos in cash was seized by the Mexican Army in a community-based Sonoran Bridge Chinapa, belonging to the municipality where the trafficker collected and stored the pot and then moved it to the United States.
Alejandro Martinez Salinas, 35, aka Shaka, a native of Nogales, Sonora, and Chinapa Bridge resident, was captured by the staff of the Department of Defense in a raid on that town. The suspect was acting suspicious because he had a nervous attitude and was attempting not to be seen.
After being stopped, “El Shaka” was found to be carrying two 9 mm pistols, hidden in his clothing. When he confessed to engaging in the transfer and sale of pot, so he took the soldiers to an abandoned adobe house, where he kept more than half a ton of narcotics.
In all, the military located 53 bundles of marijuana weighing more than 10 kilos each, ready to be traded on the black market, and six sacks in the same area but at different points, weighing over 80 kilos, so that globally totaled about 635 kilograms of drugs.
When interviewed, Alejandro Martinez said he did not belong to any conspiracy and worked on his own, Speck said the a truck traveling to the United States, where it would be sold to the Americans, who paid him $50-$80 a gram/dose!