Colombia: Police capture twenty-five members of Los Rastrojos accused of links with Sinaloa Cartel

Posted on November 10, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Drug Activity, Organized Crime

Colombia police captured two alleged kingpin arrested successors ‘Diego Stubble’ and 25 members of the paramilitary drug gang Los Rastrojos, accused of having links to Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel, said on Saturday President Juan Manuel Santos. “Ringleader shown, we captured leader,” Bush said during a public meeting in the town of Villa de Leyva (northeast), highlighting the capture on Friday of Nelson Mauricio Taborda, alias ‘pet’ or ‘Dwarf’, and Joseph Hortúa Blandon, aka ‘Hot’.”The strategy against criminal gangs (or paramilitary narco gangs) we are stronger and stronger,” the head of state, who said the police operation was carried out in the municipality’s rural Virginia in the department (province) of Quindio (west). Read Article

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