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Municipal Police agents arrested the former officer Omar Cabrera Bengoechea, "The R-12", an alleged bodyguard of a drug trafficker linked to the Sinaloa Cartel and friend of the offender caught and Raydel Lopez Uriarte, "El Muletas"
"It is presumed attacks participated in the delegation Centennial in 2008, also in some other attacks on some Municipal Police at that time", explained Alberto Capella Ibarra, Municipal Public Security Secretary.
The arrest came because they received several calls about suspicious people in the area of Los Pinos, arrested Cabrera Bengoechea, who also used the name Contreras and two people who were with him.
Before, he said, was responsible for paying for Teodoro Garcia Simental, "El Teo" large sums of money to corrupt police, and also coordinated with ex- cop - now captured - Gilberto Sanchez Guerrero, "El Gil" .
Its specific function "was open to the Municipal Police units when asked criminal groups to carry out some illegal activities," explained Capella Ibarra.
"El R-12" has an order of filing with the Office of Special Investigations into Organized Crime (OFDI), where you will be transferred to Mexico City, although yesterday he was held under heavy police guard at the offices of the PGR Tijuana, where he surrendered his ministerial statement.
Along with his accomplices he seized a 9 mm gun and one AK-47 as well as drugs.
When Cabrera Bengoechea questioned if he paid bribes to police, "he posed a profound difficulty in approaching members of the police, which gives a touch of tranquility, as they know they will be detected immediately," said Secretary.
In a statement from the SSPM indicated that the former police officer, "said drug dealing and be devoted to escort a man identified as Alfredo or Alfredo Arteaga Arzate,"El Achilles"and friend of Raydel Lopez Uriarte," "EL muletas" and stopped OFDI by the Attorney General. "
He is also related to a shooting recorded in 2008 on the Boulevard Insurgentes, known as "El Canaveral", which killed over 15 people, as well as the bombing of the former Police Chief Jesus Alberto Hurtado Estrada, who managed to escape unharmed as his family and bodyguards.
According to the administrative record in the SSPM, He entered the October 25, 1999 the Municipal Police and was discharged on April 15, 2008, for being involved suspicious activities of illicit transporting in Mexico.