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Friday, April 3, 2015

Ex Operator of Osiel Cardenas detained

Translated for Borderland Beat from a Proceso article by Otis B Fly-Wheel

Veronica Espinoso
San Luis Potosi
Alfredo Martinez Aguilar, "Commandante 58"

The Prosecutor General of the State advised of the detention of Alfredo Martinez Aguilar, "Commandante 58", who is identified as an ex operator of Osiel Cardenas Guillen the former leader of the Cartel del Golfo.

The presumed narco trafficker was captured in the State of Tamaulipas, where he functioned as the leader of the Cartel del Golfo in Huasteca and the regions north of there.

According to the PGJE, Martinez Aguilar is involved in various kidnappings and killings, as well as extortion of businessmen and entrepreneurs in the Huasteca zone.

The cases to which he is linked include the kidnapping and murder of the son of a businessman from Ciudad Valles, which occurred some months ago, the kidnapping of a political leader in the same city , and collection of piso.

Martinez Aguillar operates in practically all of the towns in this region according to the Prosecutor.

Some years back, during the period when Osiel Cardenas Guillen was leader of the Cartel del Golfo, before the recruitment of the Zetas into the company, "Commandante 58" was one of the colaborators of Juan Carlos de la Cruz Reyna "El JC", lieutenant of Cardenas Guillen and ex Boss of Plaza for Matamoros for the Cartel del Golfo. On March of 2012 he was captured.

Osiel Cardenas taken into custody
"El JC" was sentenced to 11 years in prison, by U.S. Justice in October of 2012 for trying to bribe and official of that country for one million dollars, in exchange for being deported to Mexico to be delivered to people who he trusted.

During the time when he was a Lieutenant of Cardenas Guillen and Boss of Plaza in Matamoros, "El JC", was accompanied by Alfredo Martinez Aguilar on his trips to other regions of the country.


"El Commandante 58", was responsible for Safe Houses and accommodation where his boss stayed.

Original article in Spanish at Proceso


  1. Hes is a EX, dont worry about detaining EXES! This guy is not even a thought no more im sure they could of have done better n detained someone more important.

    1. He still needs to answer for his crimes and chaos against the world

  2. Estamos bien pila atte El 24

  3. Del Cartel del Golfo

  4. Osiel trained a lot of guys. His minions are still being captured in 2015.

  5. el 58 WAS an important key player and was Active

  6. in 2003 he was young Operator of Osiel Cardenas

  7. Hasta sicoticos y sin pelo en la cabesa quedan de tanto polvo que se meten. Como duraran tanto tiempo asi todos cocodrilos y violentos

  8. Golfos are being caught by a commando who is not golfo o z... they get caught and turned to marinos... Some cases just killed.... y la q les espera....


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