Sunday, November 8, 2015
Wife of 'El H' at the front of the Beltran Leyva cartel, authorities say
Clara Elena Laborín Archuleta, "La Señora" belongs to the leadership of the criminal organization, and has Víctor Leonel Piza Nogueda, El Erizo under her orders, identified as the plaza boss in Acapulco, Puerto Marqués, Llano Largo and Colosio, in Guerrero.
That's how it was established after the Gendarmeria captured Diego Armando Añorve Martínez, El Negro or El Chango last Wednesday in Acapulco, who according to authorities is linked in at least 20 killings of members of rival groups.
Yesterday, the head of the Federal Police, Manelich Castilla Cravioto, noted that federal agents were patrolling colonia PRI, when they spotted one of the suspects traveling in a vehicle, so "the order was given and without firing a single shot " he was arrested along with two accomplices: Julio César Gallardo Pineda, El Piporro, 22, and Luis Ángel Hernández Vázquez, El Chamucho 19.
Añorve Martinez, 22, occupied a third level of command within the Beltran Leyva cartel; besides ordering murders, he is involved in extortion of businessmen and was responsible for the wave of violence in the port and surrounding areas.
He is also pointed out as chief of assassins, whose function was to organize and supervise the assassination of members of opposing groups.
The detainees are linked to at least 20 criminal investigations, including those registered on August 14 and September 9, 2015, when a body and a head were found with narco message on a taxi on the road to Cayaco-Puerto Marques; in addition to the AK-47 attack against the staff of the gendarmeria in Acapulco on 26 September.
According to criminal investigations, these subjects "were operating" for El Erizo, which in turn is "under the direct command" of La Señora, who many years ago competed for Miss Sonora and in April 2010 was kidnapped in Hermosillo by an armed group that days after left her in the street with a message directed to Hector Beltran.
On October 1, 2014, PGR confirmed the capture of El H (who assumed leadership of the criminal organization after the death of his brother Arturo, in 2009.