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Mario Armando Ramirez Trevino, “X-20”, alleged leader of the Gulf Cartel, was arrested

x2017082013_pMEXICO CITY, August 17. – Mario Armando Ramirez Trevino, “X-20”, alleged leader of the Gulf Cartel, was arrested at 21:34 hours last evening and was delivered to the Deputy Attorney Specialized Investigation of Organized Crime (SEIDO) of PGR. Amid tight security, involving Mexican military vehicles and military personnel, the suspect was transferred from the International Airport in Mexico City, where he arrived from Tamaulipas, the building located at Avenida Paseo de la Reforma number 75.

Trevino Ramirez was captured Saturday during a raid by the Mexican army in Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas.

The Department of Justice United States offered a reward of five million dollars to anyone who furnish information leading to his capture, since it is set by authorities in that country for various crimes. Ramirez Trevino is expected shortly to make a statement to the federal prosecutor, who will determine within the next few hours his legal status. SEIDO facilities were guarded by military personnel and the side of the Paseo de la Reforma was temporarily closed to traffic, because at that place are military vehicles.

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Posted by on 08/18/2013 in Crime!


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4 tons of Marijuana located in Reynosa

Inside an underground cellar, elements of the Federal Police claimed nearly 4 tons of marijuana, 100 kilos of cocaine and 60 kilos of a substance suspected crystal, in Reynosa, Tamaulipas.

four tonnes of drugs located

four tons of drugs located in Reynosa

The staff of the institution located on a corner in that city, where a cache that contained 91 packages of green grass, apparently marijuana, plus 63 envelopes with a substance with the characteristics of the crystal and approximately 100 kilos of white powder, apparently cocaine .

This work resulted from the Liaison and field research with the Federal Police.

With the information gathered, operational staff belonging to the divisions of Federal and Regional Security Forces learned that in a place known as El Berrendo, located in Reynosa-Monterrey highway, was a warehouse used to store various types of drugs and weapons.

For this reason, we conducted an operational review and perimeter security in the area, where they set up a garbage dump that hid the entrance to an underground cellar, the bank said in an official communiqué.

When performing an inspection, the Federal Police located approximately 3,900 kg of green grass with the characteristics of marijuana, two packages with at least 100 kilos of what appeared to be cocaine.

To follow up on the investigations, the seized drug was made available to the Public Prosecutor of the Federation, which will determine the precise weighing of the suspected drug.

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Posted by on 03/14/2013 in Drugs


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U.S. Federal Court convicts Gulf Cartel kingpin Aurelio Cano

On Tuesday, Aurelio Cano Flores, aka Yankee and Yeyo, a leading figure of the Gulf Cartel was found guilty of drug trafficking by a U.S. federal court

convicted in US Federal Court sentence to be announced!

convicted in US Federal Court sentence to be announced!

Aurelio Cano Flores, aka Yankee and Yeyo, a leading figure of the Gulf Cartel  the highest level in the U.S. condemned in the past 15 years, reported the Department of Justice.

Aurelio Cano, 40, was extradited from Mexico in August 2011, and was considered the “square head” of the border town of Los Guerra, in the state of Tamaulipas, in charge of the main entry route of drug Gulf Cartel into the United States.

As a Drug trafficker he began working for the cartel as a policeman in 2001, and soon went on to become one of the main operators of the organization, one of the most powerful and bloodthirsty of Mexico.

The Justice Department may file with the court telephone conversations and the testimony of other cartel members, the statement said.

The conviction of Aurelio Cano could result in a life sentence and will be announced by the federal court on May 13.


Posted by on 02/27/2013 in Crime!, Mexican Drug Cartels


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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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‘The Diamond’, brother of ‘The Taliban’ Arrested in Tamaulipas

Mauricio Ramirez Tamez, alleged leader of the Gulf Cartel plaza in San Luis Potosi, was arrested Wednesday in Reynosa

Mauricio Ramirez Tamez, “The Diamond” arrested

Military personnel arrested in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Tamez Mauricio Ramirez, nicknamed “Diamond”, alleged leader of the Gulf Cartel plaza in San Luis Potosi, reported the Ministry of National Defense (SEDENA).

In a statement, the agency said that this guy was arrested on Wednesday along with two others, who were assured .38 super nine cartridges, a charger, three cell phones, 550 pesos and two vehicles.

According to research, since 2011 “Diamond” served as manager of the state of Zacatecas to Los Zetas criminal organization, under the leadership of Ivan Velazquez Caballero, alias “the Taliban”, who is also brother.

After “the Taliban” is enlisted with the Gulf Cartel, Tamez Ramirez followed and they went to San Luis Potosí, to organize the offensive against Los Zetas, in order to wrest control of that entity and Zacatecas.

Following the arrest of Velazquez Caballero on September 28, “the Diamond” moved to Reynosa, Tamaulipas, to hide under the protection of the Gulf Cartel, where he was arrested by military personnel.

The Department of Defense explained that this guy concocted the murder of 14 members of a criminal cell on 9 August in the city of San Luis Potosi, for the risk they were stalwarts of Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, “Z-40”.

Tamez Ramirez, his two accomplices and the insured were made available to the relevant authorities for further research and determine responsibilities.

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Posted by on 10/13/2012 in Border, Crime!, Mexican Drug Cartels


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Mexican Capo of “Los Zetas”, Ivan Velazquez Caballero, alias “Z-50″, ” L-50 “or” Taliban captured!

MEXICO CITY, Naval Intelligence work started in January this year, identified one of the main leaders of the criminal organization “Los Zetas“, Ivan Velazquez Caballero, alias “Z-50″, ” L-50 “or” Taliban “in the colony Tangamanga, in the state of San Luis Potosi, where he was captured Wednesday afternoon and taken to Mexico City.

Capo of Los Zetas Z-50 Captured

According to the Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico, “Taliban” was the alleged regional leader in Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, Guanajuato and Coahuila part of which maintained control since 2007, and that was responsible Monterrey Square, Nuevo Leon, supervised from Fresnillo, Zacatecas.

Naval Intelligence reports indicate that the alleged offender was responsible for money laundering and at the same time, he was responsible for the financial work of the criminal organization “Los Zetas”, plus it is related to several previous investigations, so in accordance A/12309 Attorney General of the Republic offered a reward of 30 million pesos or those who provide information to the location and arrest of Ivan Velazquez Caballero aka the “L-50” or “Taliban”.

According to the statements of the alleged organized crime leader, challenged the second-highest leader, Miguel Trevino Morales, alias “Z-40” so began a struggle to individually control the Piazza San Luis Potosi, so product is presumed that challenge given the recent execution of 14 of his supporters in that state in the month of August this year.

With the breakup and the differences were between the “Z-40” and “Z-50”, Ivan Velazquez separated from “Los Zetas” to seek an alliance with the Gulf Cartel to fight them squares to Miguel Angel Treviño.

We know that “The Taliban” began offending at age 14, in Nuevo Laredo stealing cars, selling in auto, and 22 years was arrested on charges of vehicle theft, which led you to criminal La Loma , in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. since “errand” to head grew to 400 square assassins at his command.

Along with “The Taliban” 42, originating in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, was achieved ensuring Manuel Antonio Guerrero, alias “Tony”, 27, a native of Monterrey, Nuevo León, and Carlos Uriel Santiago Hernandez, 19 , originally from San Luis Potosi who have seized two vehicles, two handguns, a rifle, four grenades war, communications equipment, U.S. $ 20,000 and 12 kilos of marijuana.

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Posted by on 09/28/2012 in Crime!


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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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