According to the local newspaper El Occidente, "El Mochimito" was detained during an operation conducted Friday afternoon by the Mexican Army and the Mexican Marine service, "without firing a single shot".
The details of the dentention of "El Mochimito" will be given in Mexico City, during his presentation to the media in the following hours. According to the newspaper "El Informador", four individuals were detained with "El Mochimito".
"El Mochomito" its the oldest son of the drug trafficker Alfredo Beltran Leyva, detained in 2008, and extradited to the United States in November of 2014, were he is currently subjected to legal action by the Court of the District of Columbia, for drug trafficking and for being a member of the Cartel that has his last name. (He has pleased guilty)
Alfredo Beltran Guzman its accused of the kidnapping of the sons of "El Chapo", Jesus Alfredo and Ivan Guzman Salazar, in the restaurant La Lecho of Puerto Vallarta. He is also accused of forming an armed commando of 50 man in order to conduct an attack against the ranch of Maria Consuelo Loera Perez, mother of "El Chapo", last June. The attack was conducted in La Tuna, municipality of Badiraguato Sinaloa in the Golden Triangle.
"El Mochomito" is 24 years old and a direct nephew of "El Chapo" Guzman. His grandfather was Ernesto Guzman, son of Emilio Guzman Bustillo, father of Guzman Loera. His mother is Patricia Guzman Nunez, niece of the leader of the Cartel de Sinaloa.
Ernesto Guzman was executed last year in the Golden Triangle. According to "Proceso", during years, "El Mochimito" was considered as one more of the Guzman Loera Clan members and he assisted the family reunions frequently. They used to call him "Tito".
"A lot of people call me Alfredo Tito, I am the son of Mr. Alfredo Beltran, he is my father and I am willing to give my life for him, and he would do the same for me without thinking about it", the lyrics of one of the Corridos dedicated to the son of drug lord Alfredo Beltran.
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"This memories were born in La Palma, from the advice of my Tata and my dad, today I'm a man and I will never forget those moments, they will always remain in my mind, to this days I still have the support, and i can also count on my uncle Joaquin Guzman".
"Its nice to have people that I can trust, friends that you can count with, strong greetings and hugs to my Compa Neto, also to Los Menores who stand still, Mini Lic you know I appreciate you and my cousins Ivan and Alfredo Guzman", states the corrido.
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Official information indicates that Hector Beltran Leyva and his brother Arturo, alias "El Barbas", initiated "El Chapo", in the business of trafficking cocaine. They are cousins and they were born in the mountains of Badiraguato. They were allies during decades, till 2008.
However "El Chapo", betrayed his family, according to information provided by the authorities. Arturo was executed by Mexican Marines last December 2009 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, therefore Hector took control and maintained an armed conflict against his ex-ally, "El Chapo" Guzman.