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More than eight tons of marijuana confiscated in Reynosa, Mexico

The defendant, the vehicle and the drugs were made available to the Representative of the Social Federation


more than eight tons of marijuana confiscated in Reynosa!

The Federal Public Ministry in Tamaulipas appropriated to the First District Judge in Federal Criminal Proceedings in the state, a man after military personnel assured him more than eight tons of marijuana.

The local office of the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) reports that the investigation stems from the delivery of the accused and a tractor, by the Federal Public Service, with its respective box and 800 packages of marijuana, with a total weight of 8.2 tons.

The federal corporation, whose headquarters is located in Reynosa mentions that this confiscation is the result of a review by military elements in a checkpoint located at kilometer 30 of the federal highway Monterrey-Reynosa.

The defendant, the vehicle and the drugs were turned over to the Social Representative of the Federation, who joined the preliminary AP/PGR/TAMPS/REY-COE/4315/2012 and exercised appropriate criminal action.

He noted that the offender was transferred to the Federal Center for Social Rehabilitation number 3, of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, which became available to the relevant judicial authority for his alleged responsibility for crimes against health in the form of transport.

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Posted by on 10/28/2012 in Crime!, Drugs

 

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El Comandante Nino”, alleged kingpin Gulf Cartel captured

The Department of Defense said that this capture has overwhelmingly affected the criminal organization

El Comandante Nino”, alleged kingpin Gulf Cartel captured

According to information, the detainee worked under Mario Armando” N”, alleged leader of the criminal organization

Elements of the Secretariat of National Defense (SEDENA) arrested in Tamaulipas Adrian “N”, whom the authorities identified by the alias “El Comandante Nino”, alleged kingpin Gulf Cartel.

According to the information, the detainee worked under Mario Armando “N”, alleged leader of the criminal organization. Through a statement, the agency specified that Adrian “N”, captured on 21 September in the municipality of Rio Bravo, was allegedly the “chief place in the municipalities Control, Splicing and Progreso, Tamaulipas, the main corridor of the criminal organization between Matamoros and Reynosa, to carry out the trafficking of drugs, weapons and illicit money laundering “he said.

Sedena said that this capture has overwhelmingly affected the operating structure, logistics, liaison, financial and existential Gulf Cartel.

Together with “Boy Commander” was arrested two people and two rifles , two handguns, a grenade caliber 40mm, 10 magazines for different weapons, 397 cartridges of different calibers, two vehicles, one armored, 10 communications equipment and computer equipment were seized.

The detainees were secured and made ​​available to appropriate authorities.

 
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Posted by on 09/25/2012 in Crime!, Mexican Drug Cartels

 

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more than 24 tons of drugs Incinerated in Tamaulipas

The drugs were confiscated by the Mexican Army and security authorities of the three branches of government of the state.

Incinerated more than 24 tons of drugs in Tamaulipas
Incinerated more than 24 tons of drugs in Tamaulipas

REYNOSA, Tanps. – A total of 24 tons 308 kilos 293 grams 200 milligrams of narcotics seized in various operations carried out in the border state of Tamaulipas were burned by the authorities of the three levels of government.

The drugs were insured by the Mexican Army and security authorities of the three branches of government of the state, built in 84 seizures prior investigations.

The carbonization included: 24 tons 306 kilos 056 grams 100 milligrams of marijuana, 912 grams a kilo of cocaine 800 milligrams and 324 milligrams 300 grams of heroin, a result of various assurances made in the communities of Reynosa, Matamoros and Miguel German.

The incineration of drugs was in charge of Social Representative of the Federation, affiliated to the State Delegation of the PGR, under the supervision of the Internal Control Body of the Institution, who testified weight and authenticity of the drug.

The event took place at the shooting range facilities and Fisheries of Reynosa, located on the road to San Fernando.

A total of 24 tons 308 kilos 293 grams 200 milligrams of narcotics seized in various operations carried out in the border state of Tamaulipas, were burned by the authorities of the three levels of government.

The drugs were insured by the Mexican Army and security authorities of the three branches of government of the state, built in 84 seizures prior investigations.

The carbonization included: 24 tons 306 kilos 056 grams 100 milligrams of marijuana, 912 grams a kilo of cocaine 800 milligrams and 324 milligrams 300 grams of heroin, a result of various assurances made in the communities of Reynosa, Matamoros and Miguel German.

 
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Posted by on 06/11/2012 in Crime!, Drugs

 

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US warning its’ citizens against travel to Ciudad Victoria

US warning its’ citizens against travel to Ciudad Victoria

US warning its’ citizens against travel to Ciudad Victoria

US warning its’ citizens against travel to Ciudad Victoria

The Consulate General of the United States in Matamoros, warned his countrymen by the increase in violent situations

CIUDAD VICTORIA, March 31. – The Consulate General of the United States in Matamoros, warned its’ countrymen of the increase in violence in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, and to avoid traveling to that location.

The instance of the United States announced that from this day on 14 March this year, has information of an increase in violence in this city, including clashes, grenade attacks and a car bomb.

In a bulletin issued by the U.S. Consulate in Matamoros, advises U.S. citizens to avoid traveling to Ciudad Victoria to the increasing incidents in the locality.

Attacks in the area have occurred in or near government buildings and public, including the City Ciudad Victoria and two major car dealerships. It has also resulted in the death and injury to pedestrians, police and criminal suspects.

Therefore, using the information provided, recommend that Americans exercise caution and remain extremely alert while living in or traveling through Ciudad Victoria and in general for the state of Tamaulipas.

“Because these acts of violence can erupt suddenly and without notice in the residential and commercial areas, innocent bystanders, including Americans, may also be at risk,” the statement said

Among the recommendations highlighted in the event of witnessing or being trapped in a confrontation, if it is within their means, without risking their physical integrity must leave the site.

Otherwise, the action to follow is to shelter behind a wall or other barrier that protects or else lie down and remain still.

If the person is at home or other building, he says, and gets to hear the firing of firearms is recommended so close to window doors to try to observe the events abroad.

It is best to move to an area considered safe within the place where you are.

Preferably a place that does not have windows and only have a door that remains closed

The consulate recommends following these guidelines until the contingency has been completed and stating that it is not at risk the integrity of individuals.

 
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Posted by on 04/01/2012 in Crime!, Politics

 

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Gulf Cartel member pleads guilty in US court!

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José Luis Zúñiga Hernández said he was fleeing from certain death when he was arrested near the Rio Grande

A senior member of the Gulf Cartel, related to operations in the city of Matamoros, on Monday pleaded guilty to charges related to immigration and arms one day before the start of jury selection his federal trial in Brownsville.

A statement issued by federal prosecutors said José Luis Zúñiga Hernández presented his guilty plea in federal court in Brownsville. District Judge Andrew Hanen district ordered to remain in custody until his sentencing hearing, scheduled for April 16. It could be sentenced up to 30 years in prison.

Court documents have shown that Zuniga, also known as “Comandante Guicho,” admitted his involvement in marijuana trafficking operations of the Gulf Cartel.

Zuniga said he was running away from “certain death” when U.S. agents arrested him on October 26 near the Rio Grande carrying a gold-plated gun, cocaine and approximately $ 20,000.

 

 
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Posted by on 01/10/2012 in Crime!, Mexican Drug Cartels

 

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U. S. military personnel met with Mexican military; in Matamoros

A group of U. S. military personnel met with Mexican military in the city of Matamoros in the state border

U.S. soldiers entered Mexican territory by the Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, taken by a Mexican convoy to guard until Motorized Cavalry Regiment.

U.S. Troops on Mexican Territory!

U.S. Troops on Mexican Territory!

 

The meeting was held at the military base, military personnel between Mexican and U.S. military is the first held in the border

In the border limits a federal agency helicopter flew for several hours the international bridges.

It is unknown whether the soldiers were armed, or the specified number of elements entering the country.

Nor was it reported whether or not the U.S. would return or remain in Mexico.

 
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Posted by on 12/15/2011 in Crime Watch

 

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23-year-old Ezequiel “El Junior” Cardenas Rivera arrested!

MEXICO CITY — Mexican officials say they’ve arrested the son of the slain leader of the country’s Gulf drug cartel.

Defense officials say in a statement that they detained 23-year-old Ezequiel “El Junior” Cardenas Rivera on Friday. Rivera’s father was Antonio Ezequiel Cardenas Guillen, Gulf leader until he was killed by federal forces in November 2010.

The statement says Cardenas Rivera was caught as he left a party in the northern city of Matamoros, along with the accused chief of Matamoros’ smuggling routes, and other alleged accomplices. It did not say what role he was suspected to have played in the cartel.

 
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Posted by on 11/30/2011 in Crime!

 

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