[ Subject Matter: "El Loco", Fuerzas Especiales de Damaso, Baja California Sur
Recommendation: Some prior knowledge of Sinaloa Cartel in BCS would be useful]
Reporter: Zeta Investigations, Photos by Cortesia
The Sicario of Fuerza Especiales de Damaso, Jovanny Nunez Espino, was detained after committing a car jacking of a Ford Raptor. The criminal is linked to 5 homicides, among them, that of Audencio Yobany Lopez Beltran "El Hector" or "El H".
When the Sicario of Los Fuerzas Especiales de Damaso in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Jovanny Nunez Espino "El Loco" was captured by Agents of the Municipal Police, State Preventative Police and State Ministerial Police, he was on board a pick up that he had just robbed with violence on the crossroads of Calles Colima, between Aquiles Serdan and Guillermo Prieto in the Pueblo Nuevo Colonia of the South California Capital.
The victim of the car jacking, Rosalba Camacho Gomez was ordered out of her pickup on 3rd of May 2015, a blue Ford Raptor when the subject intercepted her and pointed a pistol at her and demanded the keys to her vehicle, leaving her on foot.
The woman then reported the crime via C4, and explained that the criminal had taken Calle Colima, from here the Police started their search, they caught sight of the vehicle in Calle a la altura de Ignacio Ramirez, initiating a chase around the Calle Colima, and then Avenida Forjadores and finally the Boulevard Colosia, until they arrived at the highway La Paz, Los Planes.
Observing the patrol following behind, the criminal wanted to lose his pursuers, he took a shortcut and got onto a dirt road that goes from Colonia Agua Escondido to El Mezquitito, but in the street lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree.
When he crashed, the Police Agents immediately took advantage of the situation and moved in to arrest him, but the criminal opened fire with a 9mm pistol which he pulled out.
Then he jumped out of the vehicle and ran towards a hill, firing at the Security Forces until he ran out of bullets, then the Police caught and arrested him.
After being detained, Jovanny Nunez Espino "El Loco", 28 years of age and originally from Mazatlan, Sinaloa, was subjected to a search, and whom was found to be carrying a wallet and a cell phone. Inside the wallet were found plastic cards of "Farmacon", "Bancoppel", "BanBajio" and a white page with black writing, on which had been drawn a sketch of the Coastal Malecon, between 16th of September and Agustin Arreola in the Colonia Central in La Paz with the legend "La Tribu", "the tribe".
On the bottom of the page under the sketch there were other notations. They are as follows.
1. Orange and blue shirt, jeans, padlock beard, approximately 1.80 metres in height, regular consititution, white complexion and short hair.
2. White Automobile, Chevrolet Malibu, model 2014 circulation plates CZM-79-77.
3. La Morra will put you onto "El Tribu", "The Tribe". Wait there.
The criminal was transferred to the cells of the PGJE, and was submitted to an intensive interrogation, finished with him admitting that the sketch was for the execution of Audencio Yobany Lopez Beltran "El Hector" or "El H", killed on the morning of 5th of April of 2015, when accompanied by his girlfriend Linda Elizabeth Peinado Villa.
The Sicario confessed that the crime of "El H" was ordered by Felipe Eduardo Guajardo Garcia "El 28", because he participated in the crime of "El Pantera", and his group because he refused to hand over the North Zone drug trafficking plaza of La Paz.(Otis: see link to Chivis article on his slaying).
When the investigating Agents asked him for whom he worked, "El Loco" replied, " for the Fuerzas Especiales de Damaso".
He said that he has been "for a little while under the command of Melisa Magarita Calderon Ojeda "La China", but she is being sought by authorities and for now she is hidden", so they have sent "El Oso", and who has recently arrived to reinforce the criminal activities of this criminal organization.
The criminal described his boss physically and said that " he has a tattoo of a bears claw on one of his arms".
During the interrogation he recounted to have participated in the kidnapping of Mario Morales Hernandez, owner of "Llantera Morales", and who said "we tortured him all day, together with "La China", and we shot him in the face and abandoned him thinking he was dead".
|Hernandez Shot in the face, Image from El Sol de Puebla|
When the Agents asked him why he had robbed the pickup off the woman, without pushing the point, he answered that "El Oso" had ordered to steal vehicles and perpetrate some assaults on businesses to " get some money" as the structure of "Los 28" was economically debilitated.
He said that the detention of Sicario's, the decommission of cars, and the confiscation of safe houses had been reducing the activities of this group and a lot of people already do not want to align with "Los 28", he even stated that "right now we are going to kidnap people and shoot up the homes of people who do not want to align with "Los 28".
He described the case of a mechanic identified as "Sixto", who lived on Calle Javier Mina between Encinas and Navarro in Los Olivos Colonia, he said "we threw in a grenade but it didn't detonate and we were planning to shoot up his house, in which they finally did on this 20th of May 2015.
The Sicario said that " now Los 28 have been ordering the deaths of lot of the people that work for them due to mistrust, with the following explanation, in the case of "Erick Davalos Von Borstel, the boyfriend of "La China", who detailed the location of "El 20", and they had him assassinated as an informant.
The criminal acknowledged participation in this crime, well he said It was "the cell of El Oso, and that they kidnapped, tortured and killed him". He also admitted to participation in the following homicides.
1. Anacleto Saenz Alarcon "El Cleto", executed on 10th of January passing the Libramiento Daniel Roldan between Agustin Olachea and the North Trans-peninsular Highway. (Otis: see link to article mentioning his assassination).
2. Jesus Alfredo Avila Spindola "El Toro", assassinated on the 3rd of April 2015, in Calle Melchor Ocampo between Yucatan and Chiapas in the Guerrero de La Paz Colonia.
3. Juan Carlos Bareno Aviles "El Juanillo", his body cut into pieces and his remains abandoned in Los Cacaros, Lazaro Cardenas and Sante Fe en La Paz, Colonias.
4. Carlos Castro Hale "El Guero" or "El Pecas", executed and abandoned in Calle Mantarraya between Mero and Camaron in Franccionamiento Fidepaz.
At the close of this edition, the Sicario of Fuerzas Especiales de Damaso is going to be charged for these crimes.
The last attacks
Everado Silvano Aparicio Monroy "El Silvano", 12th of May, Antonio Menchart Flores "El Tony", 17th of May, Juan Manuel Jimenez Ruiz "El Manuel", 17th of May, Jose Antonio Alvarado Espinoza "El 100", 17th of May, Eleazar Jimenez Ruiz, 17th of May, Israel Hernandez Salas "El Isra", 17th of May, Mechanic "Sixto", 20th of May, Purificadora Bio Water, 20th of May.
Zeta source PGJE.
Original article in Spanish at Zetatijuana