Borderland Beat: BB reader "Tijuano", contributed this post and translation
Alejandro Cabrera Sarabia, who is identified as the supposed plaza leader in Durango for the Sinaloa Cartel was detained this past February 10th in Culiacan, Sinaloa. This was informed by the Mexican Army and corroborated by Mario Lopez Valdes, Sinaloa´s Governor [in photo at left].
Cabrera Sarabia operated in the state capital and mountain range of Durango and the south of Chihuahua, according to unofficial information he is linked to Los M´s group, this groups has ties with drug smuggling, extortions and with various clandestine graves found in Durango.
[Felipe Cabrera Saraba (el Inge/Señor de la Sierra) in photo below ]
Cabrera Sarabia is one of four brother linked to CDS, Jose Luis, Luis Alberto (killed January 2012 in a shootout with the army) and Felipe Cabrera Sarabia aka “El señor de la sierra”(Sir of the sierra), this last one was apprehended in Culiacan in 2011.
Alejandro´s brother, Felipe Cabrera was at the time thought to be one of Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman´s bodyguards.
Felipe Cabrera´s power started a wave of extortions, kidnappings, executions and the disappearance of many people that would come to January 11th, 2011 with the discovery of a clandestine grave in Fraccionamiento Las Fuentes in the Durango state capital.
Alejandro Cabrera´s apprehension was hours after the capture of Jonathan Salas Avilez aka “El Fantasma” in Costa Rica Sinaloa and days after the reassignment of the military region of “La Laguna” to General Moises Garcia Ochoa who is also in charge of the military intelligence coordination of the “Laguna Segura” operation.
When asked about the detention, Governor Mario Lopez Valdez just confirmed the news and said that he was apprehended in Culiacan by Special Forces and was taken to SIEDO in Mexico, DF.
Even thou days before we had the confirmation of El Fantasma´s capture and now of Alejandro Cabrera, two of Sinaloa´s cartel strong men.
Governor Mario Lopez Valdez ruled out a spike in drug-related violence in Sinaloa stating only police agencies should be on alert by this.
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Thank you Tijuano!