M3 Report: Incomplete Tunnel Found Near Border in Tijuanaby Hugh Holub on Aug. 15, 2011, under border issues, politics
M3 Report from the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers August 13, 2011:
Posted: 13 Aug 2011 11:18 PM PDT
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**Asterisk denotes death involving a police officer or a member of the military serving in that capacity.
(There are so many reports of single executions/bodies found that these are not all included, simply because of the extraordinary number.)
Narcobanners signed by El Comando del Diablo, and directed to the Governor Ángel Aguirre Rivero, appeared in different locations beginning at about 4 pm. With one were one leg and one arm tied to the narco banner (used a blanket), and the trunk was in a bag. Several other banners appeared elsewhere. The message accused the Governor of being the cause of the deaths of innocent people, taxi drivers, children and women.
Municipal Police received a report of bodies dumped. On arrival, they found two women’s bodies. The assassins had used green plastic and thrown the bodies partly covered. Nearby was a trash bag containing one of the women’s purses.
MONTERREY, NUEVO LEÓN
After several violent incidents at the Topo Chico prison, the Mexican Army searched the prison using 100 men. During the 2 hour operation, they seized plasma screens , air conditioners, refrigerators, firearms, homemade shivs (knives), doses of cocaine and marijuana , radio equipment, mobile phones , personal computers, bottles of alcoholic drinks, beer, among other things enjoyed by inmates.
Mexican Marines on patrol were attacked by gunmen, and during an intense gunfight, killed five bad guys. Later, Marines located two suspicious men who opened fire on them when ordered to stop. The Marines repelled the attack, injuring three people and capturing the two gunmen.
SAN ANDRES TUXTLA, VERACRUZ
On Friday, municipal police made a gruesome discovery of a man that had been executed. He had been shot several times, had a cable around his neck and had been burned.
The Jalisco State Police have arrested Zenaido Soto Mojarro, alias La Medusa, 33 years, who confessed to being the nephew of Elpidio Mojarro Juárez, alias El Pilo, leader of La Resistencia. Captured with him was Yeverino Juan Victoriano, 18, a native of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, and a member of Los Zetas. Confiscated was an AR-15 rifle, boots , cartridges, a fragmentation grenade, three fuses to trigger dynamite, and a Toyota truck. According to La Medusa, criminal activity has increased in Jalisco due to an alliance between the Zetas and Resistance. The Resistance had previously had a working pact with the Gulf cartel.
Fidel Plascencia Esparza, former director of the Anti-Theft Unit of the State police, and Efrain Ibarra Espinoza, legal director of the Ministerial Police were kidnapped by gunmen. Shortly after, the armed group freed Efrain Ibarra in the city of Guasave. However, Fidel was dead his hands and feet bound. Efrain remains under guard.
On Friday afternoon, a group of gunmen entered a house with six people and opened fire. There were five killed immediately, and an 11 year old child was gravely wounded.
CIUDAD JUAREZ, CHIHUAHUA
Numerous banners were hung around the city Friday, placed by the Attorney General’s office, offering a reward for Noel Salgueiro Nevárez, better known in the drug world as El Flaco Salgueiro, and leader of the Gente Nueva, part of the Sinaloa cartel. A reward of 15 million pesos or US $1,220,404.50 is being offered for information leading to his capture.
ECATEPEC, STATE OF MEXICO
At bout 530 Friday, a group of gunmen entered a bar and opened fire. Four people were immediately killed, and two others wounded. Reports are that this is not the first time there has been a shooting at this location.
Two men were shot and killed in front of witnesses in broad daylight Friday. Both had been tortured, and were still tied when executed. A narco message was left by ‘The Sweeper’.
Another woman was executed on Friday. She was 46 years old, and driving at the time. She was identified by family at the medical examiner’s office.
SALVADOR ALVARADO, SINALOA
The Mexican Army clashed with a group of gunmen. Two of the bad guys were killed and two more captured. Seized were four AK-47 rifles, several handguns, a .50 Caliber rifle, a grenade launcher, Magazines , Cartridges , Radio equipment, cellular phones, Tactical vests, Marijuana , Cocaine, and six trucks.
Four more people were executed Friday here. These were from 2 separate incidents, with a taxi driver found near Atoyac de Alvarez. The three were found near Tecpan de Galeana.
LAZARO CARDENAS, MICHOACAN
Víctor Chávez Gómez, alias El Ruso, who was part of Knights Templar, was arrested by Federal Police. He admitted to participating in the attack on federal police in Apatzingan, Michoacan on July 7th.
On Thursday, the Mexican military was on patrol when gunmen attacked them. One gunman was wounded, and he and two others were captured. They were identified as being affiliated with the Knights Templar. Seized were four assault rifles, six pistols, 180 cartridges for AR -15; 1,010 cartridges for AK-47, 26 magazines , three cartridge carriers, three tactical vests, four late-model trucks, drugs, among other things.
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