State of Mexico - Soria Adrian Ramirez, "El Hongo", alleged leader of the Central Cartel, was arrested Thursday by the Attorney General of the State of Mexico (PGJEM) in the Municipality of Tecámac. According to the agency, the capture of the suspected drug trafficker was with 10 of his bodyguards, in the town of Ojo de Agua.
"El Hongo", 38 yrs old, was the rival of "La Mano con Ojos", who were fighting for control of drug sales in Mexico City in Tlalpan, Magdalena Contreras, Naucalpan, Tlalnepantla, Cuautitlán Izcalli, Ecatepec, Huixquilucan y Coacalco.
Oscar Oswaldo Garcia Montoya, "La Mano con Ojos", in his declaration mentioned that Soria is linked to Carlos Ramirez Alejandro El Ricalde, who once worked as a municipal police in Huixquilucan.
In the operation to arrest "El Hongo", not a single shot was fired, despite the fact that the criminals had drugs and weapons. Soria Ramírez remains in Toluca under strict security, his criminal organization is linked to at least 10 homicides in the State of Mexico, including two murders of municipal police.
A gun was seized with the letter "H" engraved in gold, it was reported by the unit of investigation that the Central Cartel was formed following the capture of Carlos Montemayor "El Charro", father in law of Edgar Valdez Villareal "La Barbie" captured last year by the Federal Police.
The arrest of La Barbie split the group led by Garcia Montoya and José Jorge Balderas Garza, "JJ" the aggressor of the soccer player Salvador Cabanas. After the arrest of "JJ", Soria Ramirez was at the head of the criminal structure that allegedly corrupted local and state police of the State of Mexico.
Cártel del Centro disputed the control of drug dealing with "Caballeros Templarios", "La Mano con Ojos" and "La Familia Michoacana," according to Mexico State Attorney Office.
Adrian Ramírez Soria
Apelativos: El H. o El Hongo
Señas Particulares: ESTATURA: 1.65 metros, COMPLEXIÓN: Robusta, TEZ: Moreno claro, PELO: Lacio, parado, CEJAS: Depiladas, OJOS: Cafés, chicos, BOCA: Chica, LABIOS: Gruesos, NARIZ: Ancha
Delitos: Se sabe que este grupo delictivo, tomo el control del mercado de drogas y estupefacientes, y se les relaciona por lo menos con siete homicidios.
Organización Delictiva: El Cartel del Centro
Zonas de Operación: Ecatepec, Coacalco, Naucalpan y Cuautitlán.
Buscado por: PGJ-Estado de México