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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

CJNG El Primo Leads Campaign of Abductions In Order to Reinforce Control of Tecate, Baja California

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In a newly released Zeta Tijuana article, authorities reveal that CJNG leader El Primo is leading a campaign to further control the city of Tecate, in Baja California, by bringing in hitmen from out of state.



Three Incidents, One Saturday 

According to Baja authorities consulted by Zeta Tijuana, the Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) are fighting to “regain territory after being weakened by frontal attacks from the Sinaloa Cartel, the fragmentation of local groups, members jumping from one group to another and recurring betrayals” in the Tecate area of Baja California. 


They write that the CJNG is now launching a renewed campaign, sending in hitmen from out of state in order to re-secure and reinforce their territorial holdings in the state. 



One of the first incidents that marked the start of their campaign occurred on July 9, 2022. At 9:30 am, Roberto, a man known to sell guns on the side, arrived with a fruit delivery for Frutería Mora, located within the city of Tecate, only to find that a group of CJNG hitmen had been lying in wait for his arrival.



The hitmen rammed the front of Roberto’s vehicle with their own and  abducted him at gunpoint, pushing him into their dark gray pick-up truck, then driving off south. 



Later that same day, at around 3:20 in the afternoon, the same group of CJNG hitmen arrived at a house located on the main street of the small town of Valle de las Palmas, which is about a 25 minute drive south of the city of Tecate. They parked their pick-up truck out front and abducted a notorious halcone, or lookout, known by the alias “El Cantinflas”. 


El Cantinflas led a group of other halcones who all lived in the residence. El Cantinflas had been arrested three times prior but Zeta reports that shortly after being arrested, Cantinflas would be spotted walking around the town, living as a free man. The cartel or group he and his men worked for has not been reported. 



The CJNG men set fire to the residence, spray painted “ATTE CJNG” or FROM CJNG, before speeding out of the area, heading south on Highway 3, with the abducted Cantinflas in tow. 



Their next stop was in the small town of Testerazo. There the CJNG hitmen shot up a yellow house which was known to belong to a woman known as "Doña Ramona", a local drug dealer, damaging the house and the vehicles parked nearby. The hitmen spray painted “ATTE CJNG” again and then drove off, heading towards San Pedro, in the municipality of Tijuana. 



Zeta reports that during the next day, Roberto was released unharmed by his CJNG abductors, having presumably settled the issue over an aspect of his side business selling firearms. 





A New CJNG Push 


These three incidents on July 9, 2022, are believed by Baja authorities to be the start of a larger CJNG campaign to re-secure the city of Tecate, which they report CJNG already controls 80% of, including the remote towns nearby like Valle de las Palmas, Testerazo, El Hongo and La Rumorosa.



A number of arrested CJNG hitmen, who recently traveled to Baja California from out of state, told authorities, during interrogations, that they worked under a man called El Primo, who authorities say is the leader of the CJNG campaign. They note that most of these CJNG hitmen, who came to Baja from out of state, came from the state of Michoacán. 


Zeta does not specify who they are referring to however one of the men may be Óscar Javier “N”, originally from La Piedad, Michoacán, who was detained by authorities along with 4 other armed men in Tecate on July 12, 2022. 



They add that the Sinaloa Cartel is also sending in hitmen from out of state, writing “the traffickers on Ismael ‘Mayo’ Zambada's side sent Sinaloans and people from Sonora; ‘Los Chapitos’ Guzmán sent Sinaloans and men from Puebla.”


Baja authorities noted "there are many with the nickname" so they are unsure of the man’s true identity. They are currently investigating to see if the El Primo these men work for is Samuel Vaca García, who has been identified as a CJNG leadership figure within Tecate since at least 2020. 







The Cartel Context of Tecate 


The CJNG has dominated the territory of Tecate for over five years now. Back in 2017, the CJNG plaza boss was Javier López Ríos, alias "Tito Torbellino", with direct subordinates like Fernando Rada Paco, alias "El Fer". Under El Fer, were men like Danny Isaac Ortiz Covarrubias, alias “El Moreno” and his brother José Giovanni Ortíz Covarrubias, alias “El Puma”.



In November 2017, the leader of the CJNG in Tecate, Tito Torbellino was killed and his boss, Jesús Alfonso Trapero Ibarra, alias “El Trapero”, selected El Puma as the next plaza boss. He led the group for two year but in February 2019, El Puma was executed in a hit that was later claimed, in a narco banner, by El Mayo operators. 



El Moreno took over leading the group after the death of his brother, Puma, but by 2020, El Moreno was ousted and disowned by the CJNG. Moreno was later killed in a barbershop in Tecate on January 04, 2022. 



After Moreno was kicked out, Samuel Vaca Garcia, aliases “El Primo”, “El Cholo”, and “El Gallo”, may have taken over leading the CJNG forces in Tecate. El Primo is originally from Michoacan and was believed to primarily work as a financial operator for the group up until this point. In October 2020, El Primo was arrested but he was released shortly after.








Update 7/21/2022: A new Zeta article says a woman was found dead inside a residence in the small town of Valle de las Palmas, near Tecate, at around noon on July 20, 2022. A message of “Por dedo, CJNG” or “by the hand CJNG” was found written on a wall inside the home. 


She was reportedly found with 20 stab wounds and 4 gunshot wounds.











Sources: Zeta Tijuana, Tecate Informativo Article 1, Article 2, Article 3, El Imparcial, Semanario El Progreso, Tijuana En La Noticia, Radar Tecate News




64 comments:

  1. Los Arellano had everything under control. It was fun being out in rosarito, playas, Tecate, tijuana back in the days.

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    1. Arellanos don't runs shit anymore

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    2. AFO= The original baby killer cartel.

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    3. 8:28 thank cdsnitches for snitching on them ans ruining all the pacts between the cartels

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    4. 1157 Arellanos tried to eat their slice and take the whole cake too. Shit didn't pan out as they planned and got taken out. It's the name of the game, happens to the best of them. Just look at the Gulf Cartel and all the splinters that broke off from there. No loyalty amongst crooks and criminals. One day they're your compares, next day you're staring up at daisies.

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    5. Pushing up daisies.

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    6. This is gospel truth.

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  2. But but they say CJNG come to clean the town of extortion, rapist, kidnappers, yet they are abducting innocents.
    They are Trumpsters, lie lie lie.

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    1. Nobody is innocent !

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    2. 8:38 did you even read the post? 🤣🤣🤣 pendejete que nomas habre la mamadora sin saver

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  3. I bet that Roberto guy was pissing his pants when he got kidnapped. Must have made a very good deal to be released. What a crazy world the narco life is

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  4. Sickening and these animal idiots have power of life and death over and entire town. What does the Mexican government actually control? I would like to know what ordinary mexicans feel about this because judging by their soap operas and some comments here Mexicans seem to hero worship these village idiots. Is that a big part of how they have taken over the country?

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    1. Wait until you open the Pandora's box more. You will be intrigued, Sol gets videos from the Black underworld. I am in Texas, but it would be good to get info on what the people are going through that actually live in Mexico.

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    2. It looks like a living hell but from here in the UK I can only guess. My impression is Mexicans seem to hero worship them judging by the Mexican soap operas on NetFlix. Whats the real deal? The government obviously has no control. How do Mexicans feel? Do they all have family working for the cartels? Are they happy with this situation?

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    3. 2:02 Bloody mate murders every day in Mexico. The government won't get the upper hand because the president prefers hugs, then bribes come in, lawless country.

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    4. @2:02 NetFlix in English? That should tell you who's perspective, storyline and opinion you are watching.

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    5. ever heard of english subtitles?

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  5. CJNG can clean my dishes.

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  6. Well my input is once you read more BB, you end up getting a better perspective at who really is controlling the country. Picture this..
    The wild wild west where anything and everything goes, you practically can get away with murder, only with 10% of the crimes solved. Many in the government are curupt cartel criminals bribe officials to look the other way, when they are kidnapping, extorting, killing. and this happens everyday.

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    1. And a lot of old americans are retiring in México eh! And a lot of californians go there every weekend for sex and drugs. Not safe.

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    2. @2:37 It’s mostly unsafe because of the dirty extortionary cops. Even San Diegans know this.

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  7. No pues con esa pinche cara tan fea que mas iba a ser mas que un malandro.

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  8. En El Hongo they kidnapped a worker of a general store. I don't believe he was involved in that life. But when I went the week after that there was a GREAT presence of G.N. all over the town.

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  9. CJNG should be CMNG or Cartel de Michoacán Nueva Generacion. All the leaders are Michoacanos, everytime someone gets caught, it's a Michoacanos. Sicarios are Michoacanos. Hardly anything from any cjng member actually being from Jalisco. Jalisciences don't want that shit, people from Jalisco don't like this bullshit cartel shit.

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    1. If you don't know than why comment?

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    2. Fuck Jalisco fucking pussies!

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    3. Cartels are named after where they are based

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    4. The real jalisiciense have always been back stabbed by those two faced weasel Michoacanos. They know they wont run it like them so they dont let them get to high up in rankings

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    5. Mencho is just lucky Nacho got taken out dude just inherited it. Michoacán was never known to have powerful regional leaders they were always just the drug producer for the big boys

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    6. 10:44 huffing and puffing because CDS is no longer the dominant cartel of Mexico

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    7. los Jalisciences know how michoacanos are far too well… my family is from La Barca Jal. and people there despise michoacanos because their a bunch of drunks good for nothing tecatos.. and here in the US they all claim to be involved and well connected which is always bullshit … everyone wants to talk shit and hate on Sinaloa, but the truth is that I’ve never met any other group of ppl that are all bark no bite puro pedo ratty bastards like ppl from Michoacán .. I’ve yet to meet a Michoacano that is actually about some real shit .. they’re almost always either homos or loud mouth bitches … however I’ve met older folks from Michoacán who are respectful, humble and hardworking god-fearing people .. my respects to them .. the younger generation are all fucktards

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    8. 10:44 Mencho been dead unless you are talking to his spirit.

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    9. 6:02 im also from jalisco but where i live right now its backwards sinaloans are all bark no bite all claim to be connected, i havent met one thats humble, they are all drug addicts, michoacanos on the other hand ill say its about 70% are cool and about 30% are just how you descrived them, then again that about how all mexicans from all states are, 70% of them cool and 30% are all bull shit, but sinaloans all of them, sinaloan girls are cool though 😉

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    10. Jalisco and Sinaloa are soft. Michoacáns been taking over that’s they’re mad.

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    11. 837 LMAO, michoachangos can't take over their own shithole.

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    12. 9:42 I see you like Michoacan.
      Viva Michoacan!

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    13. Viva Morelia, Michoacan!!!

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    14. Viva Kacona

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    15. Viva Jacona

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    16. LMAO Michoachangos are all about "VIVA MICHOACAN!" Until they ask eachother what town they're from. Then it's " que se vayan a chingar a toda su pinche puta perra boma madri los de Tzintzuntzan vali!" Or "los de Tinguindin nomas son buenos para abrir el pinchi osico hediondo traga mecos vali!"

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    17. 3:24 you like Michoacan me too
      Viva Michoacan!

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    18. DAMN!
      Michoacán got those the haters livid!

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    19. Michoacan got all of mexico clowning on them.

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    20. Clowning on them how? Those others states wished they produced much food, resources, etc and the lands were as fertile. Michoacán is daddy!

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    21. Viva Michoacan!
      Viva Eva Peron

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    22. What good does it do to have fertile lands, mines and minerals when the people who are suppose to be running all that are being extorted? LMAO. Michoachangos are their own worst enemies. I remember when la tuta was running the mines and illegally logging the trees. Just last year the U.S halted avocado imports because some michoachangos pendejos thought it was cool to threaten a U.S inspector. Then you have the autodefensas that are cartels in disguise "taxing" the pobladores for "protection". Michoachangos are extorting the Avocado, lime and strawberry farmers. Michoachangos turn off the electricity and internet towers on neighboring towns. they destroy their own roads even after the government fixes them, I remember reading some cows getting blown up cause michoachangos were planting land mines on the sides of the roads....Viva Michoacan my ass. You aint fooling no one, stay your tapado ass in the U.S. you clown. Michoacanos are trying to leave that shithole. They're looking for political asylum.

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    23. 9:04
      PURO MICHOACÁN!
      Snitch ass chinola don’t get mad!

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    24. @9:04
      Hey man you should post about the atrocities in your Mexican state of origin instead of talking about Michoacán. You seem obsessed with Michoacán posting the same comment every time here on Borderland Beat, bet you never even been to Michoacán good and bad people anywhere and places.

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    25. 1029, what you want me to post how Michoachangos ruined my state too? You want me to post how my parents once peaceful town has seen an increase in crime and violence because Michoachangos and Sinaratas decided to fight for it? LOL, okaaay. 🙄

      959 yeah yeah yeah. Puro michoacan from the U.S. if you were really about that life you'd be out there fighting to make Michoacan something to brag about VALI! Instead you wanna act like Michoacan is a great place while the rest of Mexico watches the news and sees how its become a shithole. Michoachangos talk about how the Gilbertonas are loud and obnoxious while Michoachangos are the exact same way.... I honestly hope that one day you can really say "VIVA MICHOACAN" without me coming in here to pull your card. Until that happens, I'll be right here ready to bring you down from your high horse with some facts... Suerte✌🏽

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    26. Orale chuy viva Michoacan

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    27. The Michoacános didn’t ruin your state it’s just that you guys are weak and soft and you try to act hardcore. When the Michoacános roll through you get slaughtered and then talk shit just like your doing right now playing the victim when you know your gente was up to no good!

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    28. Michoacanos roll through undercover with estatales and guardia nacional in guanajuato and Zacatecas acting all badass towards farmer people who they pick on. Lets see them roll through on their own in those states and see how they get mowed down by campesinos

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  10. Primo in real spanish means Pendejo.

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    1. And Sir in real english means Zombie 🤣

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    2. Orale El Z

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    3. Buenos dias El Zombie

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    4. El compa ultima letra back at it again

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    5. Bienvenidos mis chiquitines, sigan meniando el chiquihuite hasta que se las lleven al petate

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  11. "Mexico's criminal code defines a murder as a femicide when the victim is killed on account of her gender, which is determined to be the case if one of seven criteria are met. One of the criteria is if the victim was previously threatened with harm or death by the aggressor"

    Do I miss understand that or does that basically mean whenever a women gets threaten and killed they will automatically assume it's because of their gender and declare it a femicide?

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    1. Was this comment meant to be posted on another story? The only part of this story that relates to a woman being killed is the update I added this morning.

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    2. Yes to another article, don't sweat it Hearst. Person more likely driving and writing.

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  12. Aquí estamos y no nos vamos 👏🏼 Pura gente del venado me gustaría compartir más información con haerts pero ya aburren arriba Tizapan el Alto Jalisco hasta pronto

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