Colombia: Leader of “Los Machos” criminal gang captured along with others

Posted on December 18, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Drug Activity, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity

The top leader of the gang of “los machos” and three of his lugarteneintes, were captured in the last hours by the National Police in the department of Valle. This is known as “Penguin”, who became head of the band after falling into the hands of the authorities thirteen members of the organization last month in the city of Pereira. Penguin alias capture was carried out in an operation conducted by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Interpol DIJIN-in the town of Zarzal and which were also arrested three leaders and key pieces of “Taps.” Read Article

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