Tuesday, May 29, 2018

El Peque arrested, the principal provider of precursor chemicals for CJNG

Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Proceso article

Subject Matter: CJNG, Javier Valle Brawnt, El Peque
Recommendation: No prior subject matter knowledge required

The Federal government has detained Javier Valle Brawnt, "El Peque", considered the principal provider of precursor chemicals to the criminal organization denominated Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion, with an operational zone of the states of Colima, Jalisco, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi and Sinaloa.

Reporter: Patricia Davila
The PGR has released information that today they detained the man in charge of coordination of the importation of chemical substances from China, from the port of Manzanillo, Colima, from where they sent to laboratories on trucks and trailers.

In these states, the drugs are processed to obtain the precursor chemicals that are used by clandestine laboratories, to produce synthetic drugs like methamphetamine. Javier Valle Brawnt worked directly under the orders of Abraham and Antonio Oseguera Cervantes, brothers of Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, "El Mencho", considered the leader of the CJNG.

According to the PGR, during his capture they confiscated a pistol, a kilogram and 300 dosis of a substance with the characteristics of the drug known as crystal, ready for sale. The detention was achieved through the PGR's Criminal Investigation Agency, in coordination with Secretary of the Marina of Mexico (SEMAR), informed the Federal agency.

The order of detention was granted thanks to a search warrant by judicial authority, for the personnel of the AIC and SEMAR, who entered a building located in the city of Guadalajara, where they confiscated arms, ammunition and substances with the characteristics of the drug know as crystal.

The detained, together with the confiscated items, were put at the disposition of the Public Ministry of the Federation to determine their judicial situation.