Heriberto Salgueiro Nevarez is the brother of Jose Salguiero Nevarez presumed Lieutenant of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who was detained in October of 2012.
|Heriberto Salgueiro Nevarez|
Heriberto Salgueiro Nevarez, identified as one of the principal operators of the criminal cell Gente Nueva, and armed wing of the Sinaloa Cartel in Chihuahua, was detained today by the Mexican Army during an operation carried out in Culiacan.
Functionaries of the Federal Government said that the detained is the brother of Jose Salgueiro Nevarez "El Che" ( Otis: see Havana Pura article on arrest at BB), presumed Lieutenant of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who was captured in October of 2012.
They indicate that he is also the brother of Noel Salgueiro Nevarez "El Flaco Salgueiro"( Otis: see link to his arrest reported by Chamuko 213), who was captured by Military on the 4th of October 2011. "El Flaco" was the leader and founder of the group Gente Nueva, of the Sinaloa Cartel, and one of the operators close to the boss "El Chapo" Guzman.
After the capture of "El Flaco" Salgueiro, and after some settling of scores "El Che" managed to put him in as Lieutenant of "El Chapo" in Chihuahua.
The functionaries consulted said that Heriberto was put at the disposition of Seido, who in the next few hours will determine his Ministerial situation.
Heriberto Salgueiro Nevarez controlled the planting and production of opium poppys and marijuana in the mountainous areas between Chihuahua and Sonora.
He is considered one of the principal generators of violence in these areas, he maintained the fight against other criminal groups for control of the plazas, the sale and transit of drugs, of which he was in charge of logistics to United States.
Federal forces captured a rifle, five side arms, 19 cell phones, 18,900 American Dollars, and half a kilo of Heroin.
Original article in Spanish at Milenio
With Borderland Beat archive material by Havana Pura and Chamuko 213