Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Zetatijuana article
[ Subject Matter: Remmy Valenzuela
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Reporter: Zeta Redaction
The corrido singer, Remegio Alejandro Valenzuela Buelna, known as Remmy Valenzuela, was detained in Sinaloa by elements of the State Ministerial Police, yesterday night he was searched and found with a firearm.
According to the data obtained, it indicates that the singer was travelling down a highway when he was stopped and searched by the Ministerial Police, they found a .38 calibre pistol and some spare ammunition.
"El Remmy" was transferred to the offices of the State Ministerial Police, where security forces implemented a security cordon after a rumour that a convoy of armed men in various vehicles were on the way to rescue the singer.
In a preventative manner the streets around the State Ministerial Police base were closed with the support of the Municipal Police, the Mexican Army and the Marines, as well as installing road blocks for searching for the reported convoy of armed men. Meanwhile in social networks rumours about the arrest of the singer continue to circle, although there has been no confirmation by Authorities.
Under a strong security convoy, on Sunday morning, Valenzuela was put at the disposition of the Federal Authorities based in Los Mochis.
This morning, the Governor Mario Lopez Valdez and the General Secretary of the Government, Gerardo Vargas Landeros, confirmed the detention of Valenzuela Buelna.
The singer has previously been involved in scandals, on the 24th of September 2012, an ex member of the Army Special Forces detained with arms he was taking to Bacurato, in his statement, informed the Authorities that he was going to a reunion with "El Remmy", operator of the criminal band "Los Mazatlecos".
On the same day, a detention was reported of an alleged drug dealer, who testified that "Remmy Valenzuela" was his cousin, and that he worked under the orders of Fausto Isidro Meza Flores alias "El Chapo Isidro".
On the 17th of October of 2013, the singer was injured in a fire fight which occurred in the Santa Mario del Oro Hotel, in Nayarit, where he had organized a party.
Original article in Spanish at Zetatijuana