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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Sinaloa Cartel: Mario Nunez-Meza aka M-10, accused of 350 murders in Durango, struck a plea deal with U.S.

By Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat

Named as responsible for over 350 murders in Durango

Mario Nunez-Meza aka M-10, lieutenant and right-hand man of El Chapo Guzmán, cut a plea agreement today in El Paso Texas Western Federal court. Details were not released.

His next court appearance for the plea was set forth today:

EL PASO DIVISION/Mario Nunez-Meza CRIMINAL NO: EP:12-CR-00849(4)-FM
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the above-entitled and numbered case is set for PLEA,  in District Courtroom, Room 422, on the 4th Floor of the United States Courthouse, 525 Magoffin Avenue, El Paso, TX, on Friday, September 04, 2020, at 11:00 AM.

History and 350 murders:

There was a US$5 million bounty for his arrest and/or conviction.

Mario Núñez Meza ("M10") was arrested in 2013. He was a close ally to El Chapo Guzmán.

He is linked to the murder of more than 350 people in Durango.

The victims were later found in clandestine mass graves across Durango, in the city, in busy neighborhoods, back yards, rural areas, literally everywhere in the state. This discovery was directly after the mass graves were discovered in San Fernando, Tamaulipas.

In Durango the “narco fosas” totaled 23 in the northwestern state of Mexico.

He is also linked to the 2010 killing of two Durango Anti-kidnapping agents, and three other members of the prosecution in the Cd. Camargo Chihuahua Prosecutor's Office.

At the time in 2011, the San Fernando mass graves received the majority of world press attention, the end total of bodies was 177.  The dead were mostly migrants, but also contained 2 Americans, identified by DNA.  This was a much more sympathetic story.

The much lessor received press attention was the Durango graves which totaled 23 ‘fosas’. 

M10 role in the killings:

Most of the Durango dead were allegedly those of an antagonistic Sinaloa Cartel splinter groups who called themselves Canelos and Cabreras.  M10 led and was the author of the murders of the groups who were in contention with Sinaloa Cartels for its Durango trafficking routes.   Los M’s, a Sinaloa Cartel enforcer group battled the breakaway groups and was led by M10.

The conflict continued throughout the state, leaving the dead in a widespread area. 

Previous to the battle, Canelos and Cabreras continued a long-standing business relationship with the Sinaloa Cartel, but made the decision to break away, joining forces to fight against Sinaloa for the “drug plazas”. 

                                                  M10 safehouse where the arrest took place

The arrest 
At the time of his arrest the attorney general’s office has over 30 investigations against Núñez Meza.  He was expected to serve 40 years in prison when convicted.

The information released by the Chihuahua State Prosecutor's Office reported that the capo was arrested in a safehouse in Ciudad Juárez, without requiring the use of force,  or the firing of a single shot.

At the site where Núñez Meza was arrested, explosives and firearms were found, as well as drugs.

In the arsenal included 16 of the so-called "sausages", which contain an explosive power known as Tovex. In addition, several long weapons, two grenade launchers, three short weapons, several vests, radios, green and blue tactical uniforms, both from the Federal Police and from the military. 

Tovex was used in the Juarez car bomb that killed the two agents.

At the time of his arrest, the attorney general’s office had over 30 investigations against Núñez Meza.  He was expected to serve 40 years in prison if/when convicted. 

The information released by the Chihuahua State Prosecutor's Office revealed that the capo was arrested in a safehouse in Ciudad Juárez, without requiring the use of force, or the firing of a single shot. Núñez Meza was a part of a Mexican group extradition during the week of December 16th, 2019. 

The group extradited was seven high-level Mexican narcos, including “Mayito Gordo" son of capo Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, leader of the Sinaloa Cartel. They were linked to the Tijuana, Sinaloa, Los Zetas and Beltrán Leyva cartels. 

The extradited group were: 

Gustavo Rivera Martínez ("Carlos Herrera Ávalos" or "El P1"); 
José Odilón Ramírez Perales;
Mario Núñez Meza ("M10); 
Juan Carlos Juárez Torres;
Francisco Hernández García ("El 2000" or "El Panchillo"), and 
José María Guizar Valencia ("El Z43").


  1. Eso se saca el Güey por andar ahi de caliente

  2. All these tough guys sing like canaries.


    2. They see a judge and they turn into crooners lol.

  3. The US legal system is probably the most lopsided in the world, that article about a life sentence for a fucking weed dealer compared to this guy making some sort of deal when he is possibly linked to ordering 350 murders......unbelievable

    1. Wrong! Mexico has no justice system. Mass murderers are allowed immunity and impunity and can get released within weeks of arrest.

    2. Biggest hypocrites in the world

    3. Lol 😂 I can't stop laughing. Quote "the US legal system lopsided in the world". Did you bother to say how curupted the Mexican legal system is, it let's cartel criminals out, once a bribe is paid, it favors and protects the criminals more than the victims. The most currupted in the world is MEXICO.

    4. Not what you know, but what you can prove.

    5. 6:42 un Durango, prisoners were allowed to get out of prison at night to do their murdering and they came back early in the morning, i think they were zetas
      Who gets to tell any cartel which enemy to kill or not to kill?
      El Chapo and zeta chorrienta became lovers while sharing a bunk bed in Almoloya, after Chapo said the chorrienta was una mugrosa and el lazca was un caballero, (a gentleman)

    6. common at the time, zetas in monclova and monterrey prisons to name two. they would check out their weapons go do their killings and return giving up their weapons again until next time

  4. Man no wonder so many of tbese murders get plastic sugery
    they are so ugly not only on outside but inside Black Hearys Empty Souls
    Good Mexician Citizens Fight Back
    Do not allow these murders run your life nor your country

  5. I guess snitching is in the Sinaloa blood.

  6. Cuantos “right hand men” tenia Chapo? Ya son varios no?

  7. Hello Señora y Patrona Chivis.
    Check this article. It provides data around and M10 Nunez Meza and a possible connection to El Señor Chapo capture

  8. Him and his brother flipped to ncdj they were known as los M&M's

  9. Así son los de Durango cobardes viejas miedosas

    1. Y de donde era Pancho Villa pendejo? No le faltes respeto a las damas. Nomas tú tienes la culpa de ser tan ignorante jaja payaso

  10. What deal could he possibly make now? His boss is behind bars and everything has changed since he was caught. Did Chapo put a hit on him because he got out of control in Juarez?

  11. Anything that has to do with cds stincks like a big fat wet rat

  12. Snitchaloa at it again 😂😂😂 and NO im not a Cjng nuthugger i just get a kick outtta all these dudes talking after they are idolized by all these ppl here

  13. Pinches M's se la rifaron contra los Zetas pero tuvieron que empezar a calentar la plaza con extorsiónes y secuestros igual que los Zetas. Por eso los sacaron de Durango los Cabrera y hoy en día por eso esta tan seguro Durango.

  14. Los Cabrera were warring with this cat over the Durango plaza.

    1. They kicked him and his bro out that's why they joined ncdj they're cell was known as los M&M's

  15. They said during chapos trial that he had this guy wacker I don't know what to believe in the trial they also said JL from juarez was killed by a direct order of chapo and 2 years ago they arrested JL at a check point in queretaro how can they arrest a dead guy

  16. Why?!?!?!?!!!! This guy was Juarez then switched and now giving useless info on what??? Everyone this guy crossed is dead and he’s been out of the game. All the Gente Nueva crossed each other in Juarez

  17. If the U.S. Justice Department agreed to let him plead to 350 murders, you can bet he's writing a book for them. Many more indictments will come and Chop will have a new room mate.


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