Most-wanted fugitive in El Salvador “Medio Millón” captured after one year, eight months

Posted on May 28, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, El Salvador, Police/Military Activity

After evading authorities for one year and eight months, José Misael Rodríguez Cisneros (36), alias “Medio Millón” was captured by police May 27, 2012. Medio Millón has been linked to the Texis Cartel and has been monitored by the U.S. DEA, Cosecha Roja reports. He participated in the movement of illegal goods such as drugs along the “El Caminito” route, which is controlled by the Texis Cartel. He is also wanted for the murder of at least three individuals. On September 10, 2010, he was able to escape a police operation including about 100 officers. During Medio Millón’s time in hiding, he lived in various locations in Honduras, especially in areas near the El Caminito route. The attempt to capture Medio Millón began on May 25; however, officials had to move cautiously in order to confirm his identity. Read Article

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