Friday, October 11, 2019

Guaymas, Sonora: Armed Commando Opens Fire on Mayor's House

Yaqui for Borderland Beat from: Informador y Infobae

The house received more than 100 bullet impacts of heavy caliber.

The Mayor Sara Valle Dessens is accompanied by the commissioner and the municipal police and elements of the National and Marine Guard. 

The rain of bullets that have flooded the municipality of Guaymas, Sonora, with dead people during the last weeks, reached the house of the region's mayor , Sara Valle Dessens , located on Almagres Street, in the Paseo de Las Villas neighborhood.

The attack occurred on Thursday afternoon, around 5;00pm, when a group of hitmen opened fire on the property of the official repeatedly. In addition, an Aveo vehicle , allegedly owned by the son of the municipal president, received several bullet impacts.

The Attorney General's Office reported that the detonations of firearm projectiles, which damaged the body of the car are investigated by members of the Security Bureau for the Construction of Peace in Sonora.
At the time of the attack the property was unoccupied. According to the neighbors, Valle Dessens visits that house little because of the violence and death threats that exist in the town.

The mayor was accompanied by the general commissioner Humberto Cano Ahuiro toured the house to verify the damages.

After the attack, the authorities deployed a military police operation in the area, while experts from the State Attorney General's Office (FGJE) and the Ministerial Agency for Criminal Investigation (AMIC), initiated the placement of numerals on the percussed caps .

For her part, Mayor Sara Valle Dessens was accompanied by the commissioner of the municipal police, Humberto Cano Ahuir, as well as elements of the National and Marine Guard.

According to figures from the Sonora government, 94.1 percent of the crime incidence is concentrated in 13 municipalities of the entity. Hermosillo and Cajeme are the regions with the greatest intervention in criminal acts, with 36.94 and 24.58 percent, respectively.

In the analysis, which covers dates from January to August 2019 , the municipality of Guaymas only reported 1.89 percent of the crime incidence in the state.

In the border entity, criminal organizations are the main generators of violence. On September 4 , Infobae Mexico reported on the bloody events caused by the fierce fight between local criminal groups.

House fires and bursts of violence have become a systematized modus operandi of the Los Salazar cartel. The members of this cell are involved in the planting, production and transfer of drugs in Sonora to Arizona, United States, as well as the smuggling of migrants for the Sinaloa Cartel.
Check out our recent Posts on Los Salazars and their activities.