San Luis Potosi
|Alfredo Martinez Aguilar, "Commandante 58"|
The Prosecutor General of the State advised of the detention of Alfredo Martinez Aguilar, "Commandante 58", who is identified as an ex operator of Osiel Cardenas Guillen the former leader of the Cartel del Golfo.
The presumed narco trafficker was captured in the State of Tamaulipas, where he functioned as the leader of the Cartel del Golfo in Huasteca and the regions north of there.
According to the PGJE, Martinez Aguilar is involved in various kidnappings and killings, as well as extortion of businessmen and entrepreneurs in the Huasteca zone.
The cases to which he is linked include the kidnapping and murder of the son of a businessman from Ciudad Valles, which occurred some months ago, the kidnapping of a political leader in the same city , and collection of piso.
Martinez Aguillar operates in practically all of the towns in this region according to the Prosecutor.
Some years back, during the period when Osiel Cardenas Guillen was leader of the Cartel del Golfo, before the recruitment of the Zetas into the company, "Commandante 58" was one of the colaborators of Juan Carlos de la Cruz Reyna "El JC", lieutenant of Cardenas Guillen and ex Boss of Plaza for Matamoros for the Cartel del Golfo. On March of 2012 he was captured.
|Osiel Cardenas taken into custody|
During the time when he was a Lieutenant of Cardenas Guillen and Boss of Plaza in Matamoros, "El JC", was accompanied by Alfredo Martinez Aguilar on his trips to other regions of the country.
"El Commandante 58", was responsible for Safe Houses and accommodation where his boss stayed.
Original article in Spanish at Proceso