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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

4 die in southern Chihuahua, cops detained

By Chris Covert

A total of four individuals were found dead in ongoing drug and gang related violence in southern Chihuahua municipalities in separate incidents, according to Mexican news reports.

Meanwhile, Mexican Army units detained two police commanders in San Franciscio de Conchos municipality Sunday.

A news account which appeared in El Diario de Chihuahua said that  San Francisco de Conchos Secretaria de Seguridad Puiblica José Luis Baca Molina, a local police commander, Pablo Fierro, and an unidentified civilian were detained by a Mexican Army unit Sunday at a local tourist resort.

According to data supplied in the report, Pablo Fierro had been detained last year, with two other police agents, Erick Holguin and Omar Duran because of alleged links to organized crime in June 2012.  The arrests were made after two other unidentified government officials had been stripped of their weapons, and an investigation was underway.

In last Sunday's arrests, Mexican Army elements seized an undisclosed quantity of drugs and guns, as well as police car.

Four individuals were found murdered in southern Chihuahua, two in Guadaluipe y Calvo municipality and one each in Belleza and Bocoyna municipalities.
  • Fernando Luna Hernandez, 26 was found dead Monday in the town of Creel near a gap in Chapultepec neighborhood. He had been shot six with 9mm weapon.  He was reported missing six days before he was found.
  • Jesus Diaz Vizcarra, 36 was shot to death at a "narco" road block in Guadalupe y Calvo municipality Saturday morning.  According to an El Diario de Chihuahua news account Diaz Vizcarra, was traveling aboard a pickup truck with several others when they were stopped at a roadblock near Arroyo de las Canoas by armed suspects wearing masks.  Diaz Vizcarra was kept at the roadblock, but the others were told to go on, but without the vehicle.  When the group returned Diaz Vizcarra was found dead.  Diaz Vizcarra was a collection agent for the  Programa Federal de Oportunidades.
  • Antonia Ramos Chaparro, 48, was found stabbed to death in Baborigame in Guadalupe y Calvo municipality Monday, according to a news report which appeared in the online edition of El Sol de Parral.  Antonia Ramos Chaparro was in the courtyard of her home when a male suspect dismounting from a vehilce with several others stabbed her multiple times in the chest before fleeing the scene.
  • An unidentified man in his 40s was found stabbed and beaten to death in Belleza municipality Tuesday, according to a news account in El Sol de Parral.  Mexican Army and state police units had been sent to a location between Parral and El Vergel after receiving an anonymous tip.  The victim was wrapped in rubber tied with nylon yarn.  Originally, reports were that several people were killed, but officials only found the one victim.
Chris Covert writes Mexican Drug War and national political news for and He can be reached at


  1. The title of this piece is misleading.

  2. Never ending violence in southern Chihuas. Havne't really heard who has that place on lock down for Chaps.

  3. La linea cleaning up

  4. Chapo did get greedy by tryN to take over everybody's plaza.can't even control his own state by the looks of it.maybe CDJ/LA LINEA N AZTEKAS will regain everything back N more

  5. Mijo, one day all ur buddies will regain everything back and probably take over the world too


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