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The National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers (NAFBPO) extracts and condenses the material that follows from Mexican and Central and South American on-line media sources on a daily basis. You are free to disseminate this information, but we request that you credit NAFBPO as being the provider.
Cambio de Michoacán (Morelia) 9-13-10
States brace for narco attacks
Morelia – The government canceled festivities in Chihuahua cities; other governments fortify public places ahead of events.
Under the threat of terrorist attacks, such as those which occurred during festivities in 2008, police agencies have activated security practices in order to celebrate the independence of this country.
Michoacán and 14 other states have stepped up security before the September 15th and 16th celebrations.
The governments of Chihuahua, Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Colima, Jalisco, Michoacán, Guanajuato, Queretaro, Hidalgo, Guerrero, Morelos and Guerrero are not holding back on their efforts to avoid attacks by criminal organizations during bicentennial celebrations of The Independence.
Chihuahua went to the extreme in suspending celebrations in at least 5 of its cities; Cd. Juarez, Praxedis G. Guerrero, Guadalupe Distrito Bravo, Ascencion and Jimenez, because the safety of the residents could not be guaranteed. The governments of those cities recognized that the conditions to celebrate liberty do not exist.
El Debate (Culiacan, Sinaloa) 9-13-10
Mexican Army arrests “Pancho Pistolas” and seizes an arsenal
Guadalajara – Juan Francisco Aguilar Santana, 35, AKA: “Pancho Pistolas” was arrested by the Mexican Army. Aguilar, originally from Tapalpa, Jalisco, is identified as the chief hit man of the Sinaloa Cartel and was in charge of operations in various cities in the State of Jalisco and in the States of Colima and Michoacán.
Aguilar was detained in Amacueca along with eight of his henchmen while traveling in vehicles loaded with drugs and firearms. He has a long criminal history including the murder of soldiers, according to military authorities.
Soldiers seized a total of 27 firearms along with drugs and four automobiles.
According to military intelligence sources, the men are connected to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, leader of the Sinaloa Cartel.
Farc supplies Mexican narcos
Bogota – Several chiefs of Mexican narcotrafficking organizations met in Colombia to coordinate the movement of cocaine into Mexico in a strengthening of the alliance between Mexican Cartels, FARC guerillas and Colombian criminal organizations, said General Cesar Pinzon, Director of the Anti-narcotics Police in Bogota.
In an interview today, conducted by the Colombian newspaper El
Tiempo, General Pinzon confirmed that the new heads of Colombian narcotraffickers, and their subservient criminal bands, have pacts with FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) and both factions work for the Mexican Mafia.
The General said that it is known that there are Mexicans in Colombia and Colombians in Mexico involved in the narcotics trade and that they are coordinating with one another.
El Diario de Juarez (Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua) 9-13-10
Marines capture “El Grande” after ten month investigation
Mexico, D.F. – The Mexican Marine Corps announced today the capture of Sergio Enrique Villareal Barragan, AKA: “El Grande”, and declared that the arrest was a result of the capture of “La Barbie.”
Two more henchmen were captured with him along with four vehicles, three of which were armored, three long guns, several grenades, $45,520 Pesos and $560,000 Dollars.
Sergio Enrique Villareal and Edgar “La Barbie” Valdez Villareal were equals working for the Beltran Leyva Cartel.
Villareal Barragan was called “El Grande” because he is approximately 6’5” tall and weighs 250 lbs. He was also called “El King Kong” and “El Come Niños.” (The Children Eater)
Body of beheaded man found in Colonia Barrio Alto
Cd. Juarez – The beheaded corpse of a man was found early this morning in Colonia Barrio Alto in plain view of the public, according to police authorities.
The victim had no identification but appeared to be about 40 years old.
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