Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from Proceso article
[Subject Matter: Cartel del Golfo, Plaza Boss, Quintana Roo
Recommendation:Some prior knowledge of CDG may be useful]
Cancun,Quintana Roo: The alleged Jefe de Plaza in this area, David Alejandro Mota Guiillen alias Paulo Alejandro Eguia Guillen alias "El Mota" or "El Pinky", was detained this afternoon together with two of his accomplices while having a drink in a sports complex a few metres for the headquarters of the PGJE.
The Prosecutor Gaspar Armado Garcia Torres indicated that "El Mota", 39 years of age and originally from Matamoros, Tamaulipas is the successor of Juan Daniel Velasquez Caballero, "El Talibancillo", apprehended this past Monday the 6th.
"After the capture of Talibancillo, he took charge of the Plaza for the Cartel del Golfo. He is Jefe of the whole state, and he was in charge of everything, said the Prosecutor in a press conference.
Garcia Torres stressed that "El Mota" arrived in Quintana Roo in 2010 and three years later he had become a lieutenant of "El Talibancillo" or "Z-52" or "Gordo Sam" alias "El Apa" in the Cartel del Golfo, together with Hector Cacique Fernandez, also imprisoned.
The State Functionary linked David Alejandro Mota Guillen alias Paulo Alejandro Eguia Guillen with at least 15 homicides, including an attack on a brothel where they burned alive five prostitutes and a transvestite.
Not only this but the subject was participating in other crimes like trafficking of drugs and extortion.
Together with "El Mota", Rodolfo Ivan Urias Luna "El Zurdo", 38 years of age, and Victor Javier Garcia Nevares "El Flaco", 28 years of age originally from Sinaloa, were also detained. They were CDG members in charge of cloning credit cards.
The subjects, also had in their possession 35 bags of Marijuana, 20 doses of Cocaine, and 34 doses of crack, were captured when a local football match ended located in supermanzana 21, where the Assisstant Prosecutor of the Northern Zone is also located and the Municipal Department of Public and Traffic Safety (SMSPT) and the delegation of the State Secretariat for Public Security (SESP).
According to the Prosecutor, the clue that led to his arrest is the the vehicles in which the suspects were travelling, a black truck, was under investigation after the arrest of other members of the same criminal group.
Original article in Spanish at Proceso