Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Beltrán Leyva cartel plaza chief in La Paz, BCS, arrested

A man identified as a drug cartel plaza chief in La Paz, Baja California Sur, was arrested yesterday without incident at a home in the Pueblo Nuevo neighborhood.

Andrés “N,” also known as “El Pájaro,” is suspected of coordinating the distribution and sale of drugs in the municipality of La Paz for the Beltrán Leyva Organization, said Federal Police chief Manelich Castilla Craviotto.

The cartel boss carried out his operations from two houses in La Paz. Another man was arrested in the second house, located in Zona Central.

Drugs and firearms were seized during the arrests.

The capture of Andrés “N” was one of the principal objectives for security forces in Baja California Sur, Castilla said.

Source: El Sol del Centro (sp)

Have something to say? Paid Subscribers get all access to make & read comments.
A faucet with water coming out

Mexico City’s water supply from Cutzamala system to be shut off for repair

0
To repair a "sudden" leak in one of the system's control valves, authorities will cut off water on Wednesday night for six hours.
Tropical Storm One projection Cyclone Albert

Potential tropical cyclone approaches northeastern coast of Mexico

0
The potential tropical cyclone could become the first named storm of the hurricane season by Wednesday.
Worried guests gather around a hot tub in Puerto Peñasco

Wife of US tourist who died in Puerto Peñasco hot tub electrocution files US $1M suit

8
When she saw her husband struggling under the water, Zambrano jumped in to help, only to be electrocuted herself.