[ Subject Matter: Hugo Carlos Escobar Godoy
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|Left to right: Jonathan Ontieveros "El Perro", El Moreno, and Erick Lopez Camacho "El Nono"|
Reporter: Zeta Redaction
The Sinaloan Hugo Carlos Escobar Godoy, was detained the morning of 30th of November by elements of the State Preventative Police in Tijuana, this alleged criminal has existing arrest warrants. He is considered by the Authorities of Baja California as one of the most wanted killers since December of 2014.
According to preliminary reports given in a press conference this Monday, when the State Agents apprehended him, he recalled participating in dozens of killings over the last 2 years.
In the same operation captured Jonathan Ontiveros "El Perro", who had an existing arrest warrant for qualified homicide, and Erick Lopez Camacho "El Nono", with past convictions for drug dealing and who was in possession of drugs when arrested.
Since November 2014, the Coordination Group had designated "El Moreno" as head of a cell of Sicarios that were generating the wave of blood in the city, in the current criminal map he is part of the cell of "Los Uriate", cousins and brothers of Raydel Lopez Uriate "El Muletas", but they only had his nickname and his crimes.
In December of the same year, his detained accomplices identified him by name, since when his name was put on the most sought after list with his image.
The first week of September 2015, SEIDO decided to release his image to the press, in a press conference they announced that at this moment, they alleged that Escobar Godoy and his cell as responsible for no less than 9 homicides and had issued the arrest warrants respectively.
Miguel Guerrero. coordinator for SEIDO, reported that the accomplices of Escobar said they were working for the Sinaloa Cartel, allegedly for "Los Mayos" battling "Los Aquiles".
After his capture this morning, three arrest warrants were issued:
503/15 a Judge of the 9th Circuit for qualified homicide
476/15 a Judge of the 1st Circuit for qualified homicide
82/14 a Judge of the 3rd Circuit for robbery and kidnapping
Since December 2014, the State Counsel for the Security of Baja California had detected that Escobar Godoy was climbing the rungs of criminal hierarchy with various activities, like the killing and kidnapping of migrants and small businessman, the sale of drugs, killings, and robberies with violence.
The product of these crimes, allowed him to acquire small businesses like taco stands, a party hall in the Cucapah Colonia, and an automobile dealership in the "El Floridio" Fraccionamiento.
Between 2014 and 2015, Escobar Godoy had been detained on several occasions: as allegedly responsible for a kidnapping, "El Moreno" was captured by Municipal Police in February of 2014 with Daniel Ortega and Andrea Dilery Gonzalez, he was in possession of the victim, but was set free.
In July of 2014, he kidnapped and killed another subject in the Murua Fraccionamiento. The Municipal Police captured Escobar and another man in a car of the same charachteristics as that denounced by witnesses. The uniformed officers also detained him again in August of 2014 with another man, this time they had been denounced for drug dealing, and like this last time, had been captured according to reports from the Municipal Police.
Original article in Spanish at Zetatijuana