The United States Ambassador to Mexico, Christopher Landau held the capture of José Antonio Yépez, “The Brown”, leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel, which occurred this morning in Guanajuato.
Through your account Twitter He stated that “criminals think they are so alive and so smart, but in the end we will always win the good guys”.
The arrest was confirmed by the Governor of Guanajuato, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo, and by the head of the Ministry of Security and Citizen Protection (SSPC), Alfonso Durazo, who added that it was made available to a local judge because in the capture a woman was released kidnapping victim.
The head of the SSPC reported that, once the legal formalities with the local authorities have been completed, will be transferred to the Altiplano federal prison to complete the arrest warrant issued against him by a federal judge for oil theft and organized crime.
For his part, the governor of Guanajuato pointed out that the arrest of the “Marro“Is a great step for recover peace in Guanajuato and thanked the collaboration of the secretary of Security and Citizen Protection of the federal government, Alfonso Durazo; of the head of the National Defense Secretariat (Sedena), Luis Cresencio Sandoval González; the secretary of the Mexican Navy (Semar), José Rafael Ojeda Durán; Luis Rodríguez Bucio, head of the National Guard; as well as the Secretary of Public Security of Guanajuato (SSPEG) and the Attorney General of the State of Guanajuato.
During the arrest of the leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima cartel the securing five more people and an arsenal.
What is known of the “Marro”?
Reports link Yépez Ortiz with the world of organized crime since 2008, when he allegedly was arrested for robbery and organized crime, to later enter the huachicol business and in 2017, head the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel, a group linked to various criminal activities in Guanajuato.
Farms, luxurious mansions, sports cars, as well as weapons, are some of the possessions that authorities from the three levels of Government have secured during the operatives that have been made to catch him.
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A video that captures the interrogation of the “Marro” moments after his arrest is broadcast on social networks, a few hours after the arrest of the leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel was confirmed.
Since last year, the name of José Antonio Yépez Ortiz, has become a common denominator when talking about the transfer of hydrocarbon and part of the violence that occurs in the state of Guanajuato, also known as the “Marro”, this man is one of the most wanted criminals in Mexico.
Security Secretary Alfonso Durazo confirmed that “El Marro”, leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel, was arrested this morning on August 2.
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Video: Who is ‘El Marro’ and why was he arrested in Guanajuato? (Millennium)
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