[ Subject Matter: El Viejon, Sinaloa Cartel
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|El Viejon El Nano|
Reporter: Zeta Redaction and Cortesia
Daniel de la Rosa Anaya, State Secretary for Public Security, signalled that at the end of the week they captured in one operation, Jesus Corrales Rios, alias El Viejon or El Chuy, a subject that is allegedly dedicated to the transit of drugs and homicides in Tecate.
Also captured with El Viejon was his bodyguard, who responds to the name of Jamie Alberto Lizarraga Medina, alias El Nano, 21 years of age.
According to de la Rosa, due to a large part, elements of the State Preventative Police in Tijuana, was the motive for the recent achievements of captures in the past few weeks.
The State Force has not been reduced in the Tijuana Zone, because of that there have been constant detentions. Like the operation carried out at the weekend which led to the capture of El Viejon and his bodyguard.
According to a communication given out by the SSPE, the alleged criminal was detained on Calle 5th of May in the San Fernando Colonia, when the State Police stopped a Nissan Quest, the driver jumped out of the car and tried to flee on foot.
One of the Police gave chase to the alleged criminal through various streets until he was caught in the vicinity of Avenida Universidad. The suspect was identified as Jesus Corrales Rios, alias el Viejon or El Chuy, 39 years of age, who was carrying a .40 calibre pistol.
Simultaneously elements of the PEP arrested Jamie Alberto Lizarrage Medina alias El Nano, 21 years of age, who also was on board the Nissan Quest model 2005, colored white, with circulation plates 5LYP983.
Lizarraga Medina was carrying a .38 special revolver. He also had in his possession some tied plastic bags with a white granular substance that appears to be crystal meth.
Meanwhile a search of the vehicle's interior revealed a firearm of large calibre 7.62 x 39 ( Otis: this will be an AK47), also a large back containing various packets weighing five kilos of a green dry herb that appears to be marijuana.
Jesus Corrales Rios, alias El Viejon is linked to a criminal group from the Sinaloa Cartel and is allegedly responsible for some homicides and the transit of drugs in Tecate.
The detained subjects were put at the disposition of Agents of Federal Public Ministry.
Original article in Spanish at Zetatijuana