The State Attorney General informs that an operation carried out in the town of Cuauhtemoc achieved the detention of Cesar Ivan Guttierrez Chavez, alias "El Sonric's".
|Cesar Ivan Guttierrez Chavez, alias "El Sonric's"|
Agents of the State Police of Chihuahua, detained a presumed leader of La Linea, and discovered a field with 84 hectares of poppy, as well as a camp and various amounts of drugs and controlled medication.
The Prosecutor General of the State (FGE), detailed the actions deployed in several regions of the state, reported that in the operation which took place in the Municipality of Cuauhtemoc, Elements of the operation detained Cesar Chavez Gutierrez Chavez, alias "El Sonric's".
Together with the suspect, who is considered to be a leader of a criminal group in this region, elements also detained Erick Apodaca Trevizo. They also report that "El Sonric's" offered a bribe of 20,000 dollars to the State elements to leave him at liberty.
"El Sonriic's" is accused of committing homicides and kidnapping people who are rivals to his band of dealers and independent dealers, while Apodaca Trevizo is the main distributor in Cuauhtemoc and surrounding areas, they confirmed.
|Erick Apodaca Trevizo|
The subjects were travelling in a Jeep on the streets of Margarita Maza and Cascada de Cusarare in the Basaseachi Colonia. During the arrest they found 29 wraps of cocaine rocks, and 11 wraps of powder, with the initials NCDJ (Nuevo Cartel de Juarez).
For the other part, Agents of the Prosecutor General of the State with, Jorge Gonzalez Nicolas, destroyed a poppy field of more than 84 hectares, located close to the community of Arroyo Largo in the town of Guadelupe and Calvo.
The site superficially was divided into 8 plantations with a density of 10 plants per metre squared, with a total of 840,000 plants, it was discovered by agents carrying out hiking tours in this region.
Finally elements located the camp of Villa Coronado, Chihuahua, is very close to the state boundary with Durango. The people who were protecting the camp fled when they realised the police were closing in, with fresh perishable food still in the camp.
The agents secured 7 large black bags with 36 kilos of Marijuana inside, 7 small bags of cocaine, a short firearm in 10mm calibre, Municipal Police Uniforms, three scales, and 197 doses of a controlled medicine.
The investigation revealed that the medicine and the drugs were being utilised to refine the cocaine further to obtain the best quality for the number of doses, concluded the FGE.
Original article in Spanish at Milenio