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Monday, August 16, 2021

Eduardo Arellano Félix To Be Released In Two Days, No Warrants For His Rearrest

"HEARST" for Borderland Beat


The former leader of the Tijuana Cartel, Eduardo Arellano Felix, alias “El Doctor”, will be released from a prison in the United States and deported back to Mexico on August 18, 2021. 


Sources inside the Mexican federal government revealed to Milenio newspaper that there are still no arrest warrant granted for the drug trafficker who will be released in two days. 



His Prior Arrest and Proceedings


Eduardo Arellano has spent the last ten year within a US prison on charges he was convicted of related to drug trafficking. He was arrested back in August 2008 in Tijuana city, Baja California during an operation led by the Federal Police. The operation turned into an all out gunfight between the federal officers and members of the Tijuana Cartel, also known as the Arellano-Félix Cartel (Cártel Arellano Félix, CAF). 


The house where Eduardo was arrested in 2008. It was registered under the name of his nephew, Luis Fernando Sánchez Arellano.


The original intention of the operation was not to capture Eduardo Arellano but rather for an unrelated objective, so following the surrender of the cartel members, the federal agents were surprised to find the drug kingpin amongst the detainees. The undersecretary of the federal Public Security Secretariat (SSP) admitted that because they had not lined up a prior investigation on Eduardo Arellano, all they were able to charge him within a "timely manner" was the flagrancy,  which is to say, the crimes he had committed during the operation. 


Undersecretary Facundo Rosas said that “what you have in a very precise manner is... the crimes he committed for the possession of firearms." The firearm found to be in Eduardo Arellano’s possession at the time of his arrest was an AK-47 style firearm. In his official statements before law enforcement, Eduardo Arellano made himself responsible for the crimes of stockpiling, carrying and firing said firearm. 


Eduardo Arellano was then incarcerated in Altiplano maximum security prison in Almoloya de Juarez and the process behind his extradition for an existing US arrest warrant began. After five long years of legal proceedings, in 2012, he was extradited from Altiplano prison to the United States. 


Eduardo Arellano being escorted after pleading guilty in the US.

In the United States, Eduardo Arellano was found guilty of various crimes related to drug trafficking. As a result, he received a 15 year sentence from a California judge. 


Fifteen years was far below what the US Attorney's Office of the Southern District of California was asking for at the time however Eduardo Arellano had reached a cooperation agreement with authorities to only be prosecuted for two of the seven crimes for which he was accused, pleading guilty to money laundering. and conspiracy for the use of illicit profits.



His Impending Release


Eduardo Arellano will be released from Allenwood prison in Pennsylvania on August 18, 2021, where he served out only 8 years of the 15 years to which he was sentenced


The Federal Judiciary Council's records page shows that on June 4, 2021, Eduardo Arellano filed an injunction before Mexico City's Third District Judge for Protection in Criminal Matters (Amparo en Materia Penal). This injunction was based on the grounds of protecting him against “acts depriving him of his liberty and arrest warrants, re-arrest and/or appearance and/or presentation, as well as their execution.” However, on July 7, 2021, his injunction was denied. 



With no pending accounts with the law and no arrest warrant granted, Eduardo Arellano may reenter Mexico and move freely within the country, despite the fact that he was previously wanted in more than 180 countries since 2004, owing to his criminal file in Interpol.


Because he may not be apprehended upon reentry into Mexico, he could disappear from the radar of law enforcement. Through secretly and frequently traveling between a series of mansions, he may be free to live out his days undetected by law enforcement. 


Eduardo Arellano is not the only historical leader of a drug cartel to be released this year.  Sinaloa Cartel’s Héctor Luis Palma Salazar, alias "El Güero Palma"  was released in May of this year after being acquitted for the crime of organized crime. Authorities however managed to keep him in prison through a series of legal maneuvers and after consulting for weeks with prosecutors, they were able to bring up charges related to organized crime that resulted in him being transferred back to Altiplano prison. 


Sources: Milenio, El Heraldo de Mexico, Today.in-24, Poresto!, Sopitas, Infobae

40 comments:

  1. What's the white stain on his forehead?

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    1. I don't know. You can see it even clearer in this photo though:
      https://i.imgur.com/CcMd9d9.png

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    2. It’s called vitiligo or something like that

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    3. It used to be the scalp transplanted to his forehead, but it receded again, he will have to part of his hairy ass again for a transplant, like Vincente Fernandez the singer.

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    4. El Doctor needs a doctor...

      -Holden D. Cash

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    5. Reflection from the light above.

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    6. It's a skin pigmentation disorder my hijos tia has the same thing on half her face , she's in Tijuana and theres a make up she uses to cover it up . I actually never seen this on him

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  2. If he comes back to Tijuana, he will likely be killed. There's only a retirement option for him, somewhere like DF, or Quertaro. Look at his brother Francisco.

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    1. Francisco was the least involved of all the brothers and was basically a civilian killing him was just for his name power not because he was particularly important or special it dealt an emotional blow more than any structural, Eduardo on the other hand was a capable leader and well connected he was reportedly close with Armando Valencia Valencia the patriarch of the cuini clan,all the bullshit of the 2010's happen after he was accidentally captured when he was still around he kept everyone in Tijuana in line. With him being released your already seeing a regrouping effort amongst the old guard the people who kept their heads down and kept things pushing despite all the problems, all the talk of Tijuana being dead is exactly what the people in tijuana wanted said so the heat could shift off the plaza and focus else where.

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  3. DOC flys him to Mexico City? As in he won’t be able to sneak back into Mexico. He will get arrested when he enters back in, it’s guaranteed!

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    1. The primary point of the story is that the legal paperwork that is needed to arrest him when he reenters Mexico has not been filed.

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  4. Over the years he paid plenty of money to the right people. PRI's roots are still deep in Mexico. They still run things, and the AF family are tight with them. Just ask J. Hank.

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    1. Very true PRI and Morena are the same, he is protected, remember $$$$$ talks

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  5. As always. I LOVE THIS WEBSITE. and again. People like Hearst and Sol aka the machine lol are amazing. Soooooooo just wanted to give my opinion and think maybe this guy will start his own cartel just like El narco de narcos.
    By the way. Respect to everyone else who also offers their opinion. Because without that, we would not have an ongoing conversation.

    DOMINICAN RUBIO NYC

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  6. Medina carga una lista, la perra vuelve a ladrar
    Por la muerte de los López, alguien tendrà que pagar
    La muerte de esos valientes, Medina las va a cobrar

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  7. Those look like some nasty burn marks on his arms. I wonder what the back story on that is.

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  8. Once again US justice turns out to be joke. If you are a big time kingpin you get out (disproportionately) no time!

    This violent fucker being out in 8 years whilst others moving a few pounds sit for longer shows just how the US is not really interested to bring justice to the drug trade.

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    1. It's all about money DEA takes payment.

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    2. Mijo Carlos he served 10 years, your not happy with that? You should be happy he is getting deported back to Mexico.

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    3. Honey he is not a violent person , and I know that for a fact , he's just a traditional AFO and he's a really kick back kind of guy he likes mariscos and he likes fishing , he deserves to be free he deserves to have a life

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    4. Hey Guera, what's with the burn marks on his arms and finger deformities?

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    5. Yes it could be burn marks from something suspicious ja ja lol

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    6. Ja ja ja. I guess you don't know him as well as you think.

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    7. Well it's been a long time �� jijiji ja ja

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  9. He's innocent anyways he should be free and able to live his life and do the things he loves doing best like going out on yaht and also betting in caliente casino

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    1. Poncho he will be free after serving 10 years in USA prison.Please bring limo to the airport.

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    2. Your arrabalera comments ,,,, y dos monjitas, poncho is your stage name when you get off your burro

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    3. 7:45 he is innocent lol
      Why you say that, when he is getting out after serving 10 years. Que menso.

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  10. He served time on false accusations just like your false comments and hater objections

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    1. Da pisa donde esta el limo para El que esta
      libertado!

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    2. La piasa continues to be a crybaby. It's ok he is out.

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    3. Lastima ojos y fetish Marcos2020 and his Banda

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  11. Marc2020 has a secret fetish involving crying and spanking

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    1. S.myers must be a under age punk Oscar myer Weiner , lol jijiji

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    2. Maybe I'm a psycho , better check your closets and look under your bed

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