Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Proceso article
[ Subject Matter: El Mochomo ( Alfredo Beltran Leyva)
Recommendation: Some prior knowledge of the B.L.O would be useful]
Reporter: Proceso Redaction
The Capo Alfredo Betran Leyva "El Mochomo" bribed the Governor of Sinaloa. The Department of Justice of the United States presented evidence that "El Mochomo" also bribed Police and Military Commanders.
Among the evidence presented by the department to the Federal Judge Richard J. Leon is testimony that gives account of the bribes paid by the Capo, specifically the Municipal Police, the State Police, the Governor of the State, Federal Transit Police, the Office of the Public Prosecutor and their investigative agency in Culiacan.
The investigation doesn't include names. "El Mochomo" was extradited to the United States during November of 2014 to face narco trafficking charges. The bribes were paid between 2000 and 2008, when Beltran Leyva operated as one of the principals of the Sinaloa Cartel.
Juan S. Milan Governor of Sinaloa between 1999 to 2004. His successor was Jesus Aguilar Padilla, who Governed between 2005 and 2010.
According to the Newspaper Reforma, the Department of Justice of the United States " sought to introduce this evidence as proof in the process that follows against Beltran Leyva in the Federal Court of District of Colombia for conspiracy to distribute Cocaine and Methamphetamine.
Original article in Spanish at Proceso