Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Milenio article and a Proceso article
[ Subject Matter: CDS, El Chino, El Negro, Valle de Juarez
Recommendation: Some prior knowledge of Sinaloa Cartel would be useful]
Mario Alonso Galvan, "El Chino", lieutenant of Eduardo Vargas "El Negro", leader of a cell of the Sinaloa Cartel that operates in the Valle de Juarez is being disarticulated.
Reporter: Norma Ponce
Chihuahua: Agents of the Attorney General of the State of Chihuahua detained one Marion Alonso Galvan Valdez "El Chino", lieutenant of Oscar Eduardo Vargas Romo "El Negro", leader of a criminal cell of the Sinaloa Cartel that operates in the Valle de Juarez.
"El Chino" was investigated for his probable participation in no less than nine homicides in the Towns of Guadalupe and Praxedis G Guerrero, the same goes for Oscar Eduardo Vargas Romo "El Negro", in the same manner operated in transit of drugs, and collecting extortion payments in the zone.
With this detention we have totally disarticulated the criminal structure of "El Negro", we have apprehended all of his lieutenants: Isidro Soto "El Pantera", and Mauricio Luna Aguilar "El Papacho".
"El Chino" together with "El Papacho" and "El Pantera", they are the operational armed wing of "El Negro", who is currently subject to penal processes, in respect of involvement in over 200 homicides.
(Otis: see link to El Negros arrest).
In his declaration before an Agent of the Public Ministry, "El Chino" declared that he received a call from "El Negro", in which he was instructed to kill " 4 marranos that had been fighting for the Village of San Ignacio", and that they were against his group.
Galvan Valdez was put at the disposition of the Judge of Guarantees for penal processes correspondingly, in both social representation that is continuous with the investigations to which it is linked.
Original article in Spanish at Milenio