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Monday, February 28, 2011

La Resistencia leader, El Papirrín arrested

  El Universal

The Federal SSP has announce this morning the arrest of Víctor Manuel Torres García, a.k.a Edgar Mauricio Barrera Corrales, alias El Papirrín, who is alleged to be a high-ranking leader of criminal organization in Jalisco, La Resistencia.

Federal Police officers located him in the city of Uruapan, Michoacán.

Intelligence reports indicate that Torres García, alias El Papirrín was previously aligned with the Beltrán Leyva cartel. After the arrest of Alfredo and the death of Arturo Beltrán Leyva,He continued to operate under the direction of Oscar Orlando Nava Valencia, alias El Lobo Valencia who was arrested in October of 2009 by elemnets of the Mexican army. Som of El Lobo's lieutenants re-organized themselves to form La Resistencia, which also includes members of La Familia, Gulf Cartel and the Milenio Cartel. They currently have operations in Jalisco, the state of México, Michoacán and the D.F.

The lines of investigation suggest that the presumed leader of  La Resistencia was found in Uruapan, because he was there for and interview with the leaders of La Familia.

It was a known fact that Víctor Manuel Torres García, a.k.a Edgar Mauricio Barrera Corrales,was well aquainted with the security forces of the industrial and banking systems of the state of  México.

Along with Víctor Manuel Torres García, Juan Antonio González González and María del Sol Rojo González, were also arrested.

The groups was found to be in possession of and AK-47 with two ammunition clips, a Glock 9mm pistol with two amunition clips, a Glock .380 with two clips, 278 rounds of 7.62 x 39, 40 rounds of 9mm, 20 rounds ofútiles .380, one large bag of cristal, two large bags of powder and rock cocaíne, respectively.

The three of them are currently being held by SIEDO.


  1. Great job, this may be the end of la resistencia terrorizing innocent citizens in Jalisco. According to other blogs their members are scarred and are running back to michoacan.

  2. Glock makes a .380 caliber pistol? I don't think so... plus AK's & Glocks use magazines, not clips. But, glad another scumbag is off tje streets.

  3. The Glock 25 in 380 does exist but is illegal in the USA market. I believe its a military issue weapon but if you ask Calderon he will tell you it was was provided by US citizens.


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