The PEP of BC one of the most effective law enforcement agencies with conclusive results at national level

The PEP of BC one of the most effective law enforcement agencies with conclusive results at national level

Jan 16, 2018

The State Preventive Police of Baa California proved to be one of the best national corporations in efficiency in arrests for crimes of common and federal jurisdiction, well above the other states and according to the summary of indicators derived from the National Census of Government, Public Security and Prison Systems State 2017 of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI).   The strategy of the PEP in 2017 in the fight against crime allowed the seizure of 72,571,554 doses of drugs, marijuana being the most confiscated drug, followed by glass, cocaine, heroin, ice and psychotropic pills, with a daily average of 123 kilos in different substances.   An important fact is that the national average of the interventions of the State Police for alleged common and federal crimes is 12%, while the PEP of Baja California registers 92%.   Likewise, the PEP occupies the first place in police efficiency by agent, in detainees for federal offenses, with 2.1 detained suspects by agent, while performing crime prevention operations.   At national level, 1% of the interventions are for an alleged offense of the federal jurisdiction, 18% for a common crime and 40% for alleged infractions; while in Baja California PEP, 69% of the interventions are for an alleged offense of the Federal Jurisdiction , 23% for the offense of the Common Law and 8% for alleged infractions. The fight against crime is permanent and many of the results are thanks to citizen participation through their calls to emergency number 911, and anonymous report 089, actions that have been reinforced with meetings with business groups, the civil society and local communities. Source: Gobierno del Estado de Baja...

90 million pesos in cash secured at Tijuana International Airport

90 million pesos in cash secured at Tijuana International Airport

Jan 15, 2018

On Sunday January 14, the Federal Police secured 90 million pesos and arrested two people at the Tijuana International Airport, in Baja California. The National Security Commission (CNS) reported that federal agents carried out random inspections of different cargo containers at the controlled point of entry and exit, and observed that in a parcel and courier trailer two people claimed approximately 34 plastic bags that had safety bands. In response, the federal police approached both persons, who stated that it was a transfer of securities, so the officers requested the corresponding documentation to guarantee that the cargo was their property.     After reviewing the documents irregularities were found in the invoice, since when corroborating with the public site for the verification of tax receipts of the Tax Administration System (SAT) the document was canceled on January 11. Therefore, it did not support the legal origin of the money, apparently equivalent to a total of 90 million pesos in banknotes of different denominations, the CNS noted in a statement. Both suspects were read their Rights, and placed under custody of the corresponding authority (as well as the money), in order to determine legal responsibilities. Source:...

Thief detained in Mexicali removed the exhaust fan and escaped

Thief detained in Mexicali removed the exhaust fan and escaped

Jan 14, 2018

An suspect detained in one of the cells of the facilities of the Public Ministry in Mexicali, managed to escape by removing the air extractor located in the upper part of the wall. The incident generated a great mobilization by municipal police. According to information from the weekly Zeta, on Thursday January 11, around 4:00 p.m., personnel of the Public Ministry Agency realized what had happened and asked for the support of municipal and ministerial police to search for the fugitive, who had been previously arrested for theft. The Attorney General of the State of Baja California (PGJE) has not issued any information on this, but it was learned that this individual is named Pedro Alvarado, 25 years old, who was apprehended by municipal agents and transferred to the Comandancia of the Municipal Police. After the corresponding proceedings, it was turned to the Public Ministry, where before the carelessness of the authorities, he managed to remove the extractor from the wall and escape through the small hole without anyone noticing. Source:...

Three executions in less than one hour in Tijuana, BC

Three executions in less than one hour in Tijuana, BC

Jan 11, 2018

Three dead and one injured in less than an hour  on Thursday January 11, in Tijuana, Baja Caifornia. The first execution took place around 4:00 pm in Tijuana’s Colonia Reforma. where municipal officials and Red Cross rescuers arrived, to find a victim with a bullet in the head, and minutes later, paramedics declared him dead on site. The officers carried out a search operation in the area, without results so far. In another incident, a person was reported dead by bullet impact at Hacienda los Venados, also in Tijuana. Minutes later, local authorities were also notified of the death of a third subject, as well as one injured by a firearm in Villas de Baja California, Tijuana. Source:...

Sinaloa Cartel bigshot pleads guilty of drug trafficking in a USA Federal Court

Sinaloa Cartel bigshot pleads guilty of drug trafficking in a USA Federal Court

Jan 11, 2018

Sinaloa Cartel cell leader Damaso Lopez-Serrano aka “Mini Lic,” pleaded guilty in federal court today to conspiracy to distribute controlled substances for purpose of unlawful importation following his self-surrender to U.S. law enforcement authorities at the Calexico West, Mexico Port of Entry on July 27, 2017. Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Adam L. Braverman of the Southern District of California and Acting Special Agent in Charge Steve S. Woodland of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) San Diego made the announcement. Lopez-Serrano, 29, of Culiacan, Mexico, is believed to be the highest-ranking Mexican cartel leader ever to self-surrender in the United States. Lopez-Serrano pleaded guilty to all charges in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury in San Diego on Aug. 19, 2016, charging him and five of his close associates with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine intended for importation and conspiracy to import methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine. Lopez-Serrano also pleaded guilty to an indictment returned Dec. 4, 2016, in the Eastern District of Virginia by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia and the Criminal Division’s Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Section charging him with conspiracy to distribute cocaine intended for importation. In a proceeding today before U.S. District Judge Dana M. Sabraw, Lopez-Serrano accepted responsibility for his role as a leader within the Sinaloa Cartel, acknowledging that he organized the transportation and distribution of thousands of kilograms of controlled substances, including methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin, for importation from Mexico into the United States. Lopez-Serrano also admitted to possessing firearms for the purpose of promoting the Sinaloa Cartel’s narcotics trafficking activities. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for July 12, 2018 at 10 a.m. before Judge Sabraw. “Damaso Lopez-Serrano’s conviction strikes a serious blow to the leadership of the Sinaloa Cartel and its violent drug trafficking activities,” said Acting Assistant Attorney General Cronan. “The Administration, the Department and our law enforcement partners are steadfast in our commitment to pursuing and dismantling the international drug rings that poison our communities.” “Cartel leaders have two options – self-surrender or we will work with our counterparts to find you, arrest you and...

Mexican man who killed motorcyclist in Dallas caught trying to re-enter Texas at border

Mexican man who killed motorcyclist in Dallas caught trying to re-enter Texas at border

Jan 11, 2018

A Mexican national convicted in the 2011 death of a motorcyclist in Dallas was arrested on Saturday January 6, trying to illegally re-enter the USA, officials said. “Border Patrol agents followed footprints through a ranch south of Brackettville, near the Texas-Mexico border, and apprehended Alejandro Pardo-Castro, a Mexican ex convict”, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. Pardo-Castro, 34, was convicted of criminally negligent homicide in February 2012 in the death of Waxahachie resident Modena Dollison. Dollison, 43, was riding her motorcycle without a helmet on State Highway 161 near Interstate 20 when a pickup turned left in front of her and hit her. She was pronounced dead at a hospital. Police at the time said Pardo-Castro had no driver’s license and was in the U.S. illegally. He was sentenced to 18 months in prison and deported to Mexico in 2013, Border Protection officials said. Pardo-Castro faces a charge of illegal re-entry after deportation, punishable by up to 20 years in prison. He will remain in the U.S. until the case is adjudicated and any sentenced prison term is served, then will be deported again, Border Protection spokesman Dennis Smith said....