Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Proceso article
[ Subject Matter: Cristian Ivan Miranda Sandoval
Recommendation: No prior subject matter knowledge required]
Reporter: Proceso Redaction
The singer of narco-corridos, Cristian Ivan Miranda Sandoval, 21 years of age, was detained by elements of the State Attorney Generals Office (FGE) with two fire arms.
The events occurred this past weekend in Zapopan, when the Police noticed Miranda Sandoval, who was driving a Cheyenne van in the Bugambillas Colonia, and after affecting a search of his vehicle, they found two pistols, on .38 and one .45 caliber, as well as 11,500 pesos and six cellular phones.
According to State Authorities, the singer was remitted to the PGR for possession of fire arms.
In his material, Miranda almost always appears armed with two pistols and accompanied by two musical hoods. Among his compositions include include his corrido "empleados de la mafia" or " employees of the mafia", and during his investigation he apologised for committing the crime.
His group is Norteno, and he has composed around 250 songs, he has participated in different Mexican films as an actor, singer and composer.
Original article in Spanish at Proceso with additional video from El Debate