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Monday, July 20, 2020

Video: Tijuana, BC 2 Men 4 Women Murdered in 18 Hrs Plus Monday's Tally

Yaqui for Borderland Beat from: Zeta
                                    Two men and 4 women murdered in 18 hours in Tijuana:
The wave of homicides continued during the afternoon and evening of Friday, July 17, in different parts of Tijuana, two men and two women were deprived of life.

According to information obtained by ZETA, at 12:00 hours on Friday, a double murder was reported on Calle Cristal in Residencial Esmeralda, in the Sánchez Taboada delegation.

The authorities confirmed that a man and a lifeless woman were found inside a house, both between 25 and 30 years old, who had multiple bullet wounds, at the scene they located 11 percussive casings, caliber 9 millimeters.

The second case was reported at 2:45 p.m., a man was killed inside a security booth, located in the Terrazas de La Presa neighborhood, in the Los Pinos delegation, the victim was identified as Jesús Jiménez Cardiel, from 25 years, and according to witnesses, he worked as a guard in the private place,  5 9 mm caliber hammer caps were located.

Then, at 10:10 p.m., in the private Fresno of the Residencial del Bosque, in the La Presa delegation, Leticia Ríos Rodríguez, 48, was found dead. The victim had several bullet wounds to the back and to one of the legs. Four bullet casings were located near the body.

These deaths were added to the two women who were murdered inside a house located on Ejidatarios Street in the Planicie neighborhood, early Friday morning.

So far, with these Friday murders included 110 people have been killed during the month of July in Tijuana, totaling 1,303 homicides in the border city so far in 2020.

Monday's Tally Differs w 5 More Men Murdered on Sunday, July 19, 2020 Zeta

According to the daily report of the State Security and Investigation Guard during Sunday July 19, there were five murders   in Tijuana. See their link below.

So with these facts, the statistics of intentional homicides now amounts to 122 victims in July, and 1,115 so far in 2020.

NOTE: Do NOT try and do the math, the numbers do NOT jive from Saturdays and Mondays Reports.
The first case was registered at 08:42 a.m. on Calle Cuarta, in the downtown area, where a Honda Civic sedan vehicle, plates 7FKD656, was abandoned, in whose trunk the body  of a male was found, who had an injury in head and was tied hands. So far the identity of the victim is unknown.

 At the crime scene of a young man between the ages of 25 and 30, 9 9mm caliber shell casings were counted. The victim had a forehead injury. The events occurred in Cañón Azteca, San Ángel neighborhood.

Later, in the Prado Hospital, a man identified as 30-year-old Fernando Arias Sánchez died, who arrived at the hospital with a firearm projectile wound to the left cheekbone and bruise on the left side. According to information provided, the now deceased was attacked in the Ignacio Ramírez neighborhood.

Nine 40 caliber casings and other ammunition were found between Pisces and Libra streets in front of building number 13, Fractionation Alfa Panamericano,  where 39-year-old Christian Michel Amaya Orozco was killed.

Finally, with wounds to the thorax, a man who answered the name of Juan Ramón Salazar de Anda, 53, was found dead. The discovery occurred in Calle Comondú in front of number 13, Guaycura neighborhood.

In none of the cases are detained persons reported.

Further Proof the Math Does Not add up: From Zeta July 13, 2020

Murders in Baja California do not stop, violent deaths are concentrated in Tijuana at 72%, followed by Ensenada. Fights between cartels continue to be the main cause of death. For the president of EduPaz "there is a reality of violence out of control for a long time"; while the leader of the Citizen Council of Public Security in the State, urged the authority to capture criminals who generate violence, since in the matter of drug dealing "nothing is being done".

In Baja California, the month of July started bloody.

In the first nine days, 63 homicides are counted, 48 of these perpetrated in Tijuana, increasing the 2020 violent death statistic to 1,450 victims.

In the middle of a pandemic derived from the SARS-CoV-2 virus, executions spilled over into the months of March, April and May, with 246, 256 and 268 homicides, respectively.

According to the National Information Center of the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System, and corresponding to the investigation folders of the common jurisdiction initiated and reported by the State Attorney General's Office (FGE) from January 1 to May 31, 2020 , Ensenada registers a 65.45% increase in intentional homicides, Tecate 19.26% and Mexicali 10.70%. Rosarito and Tijuana beaches registered a decrease of 1.40% and 0.07%, respectively.

Femicide presented an increase in Ensenada of 97.43%, in absolute numbers two research folders were registered against one from the previous year. In Playas de Rosarito it increased 10.30% and in Tijuana 0.97%

Although the government of Jaime Bonilla Valdez justifies that homicides have decreased in the first six months of the year, the difference is not significant, not even because from March to date there is less mobility in the municipalities.

Anyone interested in checking out the statistics can go to:
Note: July is not included yet on this graph

State Security And Investigation Guard:
The Baja California State Security and Investigation Guard is the state government agency responsible for coordinating all efforts aimed at achieving a secure state in which social coexistence prevails in an environment of tranquility, respect, trust and social peace. supported by the efficient and coordinated participation of all intergovernmental sectors and by the active and committed participation of society.

The main objective of the State Security and Investigation Guard of the State of Baja California is to safeguard the integrity and rights of the inhabitants of Baja California, as well as their freedoms, order and peace, by applying a comprehensive security policy. public and social coexistence, developed under the axes of intergovernmental coordination, fighting crime, institutional reengineering and citizen security, with the co-responsible participation of all sectors of society.

Strategic Objective:
Conduct actions and services in the field of public security, such as fighting crime, crime prevention, social rehabilitation and institutional modernization, focusing efforts and coordination between the various authorities in order to reduce levels of insecurity.


  1. Don't do the math? Sounds like when you ask for something and hear, un momento. Could be a minute, could be 2 hours.

    1. Veremos, in inglish, "we'll see"...
      --intends to answer for all of the US present and future problemos,
      while the past is a hoax and a conspiracy invented by Fake News USA

  2. Last 3 paragrahs got my vote
    Yes we know the Objective of these so called sercurity groups
    But; They are failing .

    1. The only objective Bonilla cares about is the extensión of his 2 year governorship to 6, mysteriously ordered by the PAN party for him.
      How come? Bonilla is MORENA PARTY OF AMLO'S...maybe the enemy PAN wants to use his ass for the whole 6 years.
      --Cartels should start killing a politician for every member of their crews killed by anybody, after all the políticos sell the plaza in secret to all comers...

  3. Tengo varios amigos en Ensenada, quien viven en sus veleros al lado del mio. Fui hace 2 semanas y todos me contaron que habían varias balaceras en la mera ciudad. Es más, (cómo mal chiste) había revisión para confirmar temperatura y residencia en la entrada de la ciudad. La verdad, no tenía sentido.

    Aparte de todo eso... sigue la sequía de cerveza. Pobre gente.

    Hasta luego,


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