Category Archives: Crime

“Chapo” mother asks him to seek God’s help

TeleSur -Deep in the mountains that El Chapo widely controls and where he is said to remain since he broke out of prison weeks ago, Consuelo Loera granted Univision a rare, but brief television interview in which she called on his billionaire son to seek divine help to confront the problems he faces.

Purported “Chapo” sons flaunt narco wealth

Chapo sons tiger wealthBusiness Insider – Photos published on Facebook and Twitter accounts purportedly belonging to the sons of escaped Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán provide a glimpse into the world of narco wealth. The accounts spew photos of guns, luxury cars, private planes, jungle cats, bling, and booze.

The rise and fall of Mexico’s female cartel boss

Daily Mail – A feared female cartel boss known for kidnapping her victims and dumping their dismembered bodies on their families’ doorsteps has been shopped to police by her own hitman lover who became horrified by the monster she had become.

Withheld video offers sounds of work for “Chapo’s” escape

Business Insider – Earlier this month, four public officials were charged for their suspected roles in the brazen escape of Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, bringing the total number of officials involved to 20.

Amid these charges, Mexico’s interior ministry has been accused of hiding a video with sounds of power tools and digging, proving that Altiplano prison staff knew of Guzmán’s planned escape.

Hollywood director’s father, brother kidnapped, killed

The Blaze – A Hollywood movie director’s father and brother were kidnapped and murdered in Mexico earlier this month. Alejandro Monteverde, who most recently directed faith-based film “Little Boy,” suffered the loss of his father and brother, Juan Manuel Gómez Fernández and Juan Manuel Gómez Monteverde.

Female cartel boss “La China” arrested in Baja Sur

Melissa Margarita 'La China' Calderon OjedaDaily Mail – A woman accused of heading a cartel hit squad and who is allegedly responsible for more than 180 violent incidents in the resort area of Baja California was arrested. Melissa Margarita ‘La China’ Calderon Ojeda was taken into custody along with some of her hitmen near the airport in Cabo San Lucas as she attempted to flee to Culiacán.

Half ton of drugs seized after small plane crash

AP – Mexican authorities have seized more than a half ton of drugs after finding a small plane crashed in the northern state of Sinaloa. Agents secured packages of marijuana, methamphetamine and opium paste at the site and a nearby car. They also recovered firearms, including a grenade launcher.