Press Release Number

Date

Subject

518/00

30

Over two tons of marijuana seized in Baja California Sur.
The drug was found inside an abandoned boat.

517/00

30

Close to one thousand "pirate" computer programs seized and also over 223 specimens of protected fauna, as a result of two separate operations in this city.
Seven arrests were made.

516/00

30

Arrest of Eunice Trinidad Medel Lopez, she was brought before the judge that requires her.
She is charged with stealing from the municipal authorities of Santiago Amoltepec, Oaxaca.
This arrest brings to two the number of people arrested for the July 20 assault.

515/00

29

17 kilograms of cocaine seized in Sinaloa. One arrest was made.
The cocaine had been loaded in Guadalajara, Jalisco, and was meant to be delivered in Choix, Sinaloa.

514/00

29

Two crystal laboratories seized in Michoacan.
In Uruapan, 415 grams of synthetic crystal, one kilogram 559 grams 400 milligrams of pseudoephedrin, and other chemical substances, as well as several items, were seized.
In Apatzingo, 18 liters of crystal, 20 liters and six kilograms 450 grams of pseudoephedrin, 10 liters of fentermine mixed with hydrocarbon, several items and three vehicles were seized.

513/00

29

Six members of several gangs that were fighting over the control of the Miguel Aleman border area, in the state of Tamaulipas, were arrested.
Allegedly they violated the Federal Law on Firearms Restricted to the Army and the Air Force, namely for possessing firearms and explosives; for drug-related crimes and for illegal association.
 The crimes for which they were arrested are considered serious, therefore they won't be released on bail.

512/00

28

Dismantled in the Tepito neighborhood, a reproduction workshop of apocryphal CDs.
Four thousand CDs, five thousand cases, two serigraphy machines, two modular sets, a so- called CD write and two million slips seized. 

511/00

28

Esperanza Maria Rosales Gonzalez and Jose Jesus Reyes Jimenez arrested in Mexico City.
They offered their services to 98 Mexican nationals, to arrange for their employment in and visas for the United States of America. 
They charged three thousand 770 pesos each.

510/00

28

General Jesus Gutierrez Rebollo 's 40 year sentence, and removal for the same number of years from public office or function, was upheld by the second instance court, for Drug-Related Crimes, for Violation of the Federal Law on Organized Crime and Bribery.
With this additional sentence, the former Commissioner of the vanished Instituto Nacional para el Combate a las Drogas, is to serve altogether over 71 years in prison.

509/00

27

Over eight kilograms of opium gun seized in Oaxaca. One arrest was made.

508/00

27

25 luxury cars recovered, they were located in the territory of the United States of America.

507/00

26

Close to 25 kilograms of crystal seized in Michoacan.

506/00

25

Close to 11 kilograms of opium and over half a kilogram of heroin seized in Oaxaca. One arrest was made.

505/00

25

16 arrests made and 26 hits of cocaine seized in this city's Villa Romana discotheque.

504/00

25

Close to 90 kilograms of cocaine seized in Sinaloa. One arrest was made.
The alkaloid was shipped in Jalisco and was meant to be delivered in Baja California.

503/00

24

One kilogram of heroin seized in Tamaulipas.

502/00

23

Cocaine processing laboratory dismantled in the Federal District. One arrest was made.
Cocaine, one fire arm, over 500 rounds of ammunition and one vehicle seized.

501/00

23

United States authorities turned Miguel Samiento Sauceda over to our country,  on the charges of homicide.

500/00

22

Over five and a half tons of marijuana seized in the state of Tamaulipas.

499/00

21

Four marijuana fields covering a surface of 110 thousand square meters were erradicated in Michoacan

498/00

21

Over a ton of marijuana seized in San Luis Potosi.
One arrest was made.

497/00

21

United States citizen Efren Fregoso extradited.
He is charged with robbery and attempted murder

496/00

20

Nine arrests made in Monterrey.
In connection with the seizure of over one ton of marijuana and three vehicles.

495/00

20

Close to 100 thousand psychotropic pills and five kilograms of cocaine seized in Sinaloa. Two arrests were made.
The drugs proceeded from Guadalajara, Jalisco and were meant to be delivered in Tijuana, Baja California.

494/00

19

740 grams of heroin and 110 grams of crystal seized in Chihuahua.
Two arrests were made

493/00

19

Crystal laboratory dismantled in Tamaulipas.
Over one kilo and a half of the drug was seized and three arrests were made.

492/00

19

Close to nine kilograms of opium seized in Nayarit.
Three arrests were made.

491/00

18

Arrested Virgilio Ojeda Osorio, former Delegate of the Attorney General's Office in the State of Oaxaca, he was a fugitive of federal justice.
Four arrest warrants had been issued against the detained by Federal Judges, for Extortion, Torture, Abuse of Authority, Bribery and Embezzlement.
The former Delegate Ojeda Osorio is held at the disposal of the Federal Judges pending trial.

490/00

15

23 thousand 650 square meters of marijuana fields destroyed in Chenalho, Chiapas.
Close to 20 kilograms of cannabis and over 787 grams of the drug's seeds seized

489/00

14

Close to one kilogram of heroin seized in Tamaulipas.
Two Colombian citizens were arrested.

488/00

13

Over five tons of marijuana incinerated together with one kilogram of cocaine, 200 psychotropic pills and 900 grams of opium gum.
These amounts top the drug seizures made in Mexico City last year.

487/00

12

Two planes, two vehicles and 808 kilograms of marijuana seized in Baja California.
The planes were parked at less than 60 kilometers from Tijuana.

486/00

12

Close to 8 kilograms of crystal seized in Sinaloa.
It was to be delivered in Baja California.
Three arrests were made.

485/00

12

Today Julio Cesar Martinez was ordered to be held in jail.
As his brother, he is behind bars in Almoloya.
Both were members of the southeast cell.

484/00

11

50 thousand dollars and over five kilograms of opium seized in Sinaloa.
Three arrests were made.

483/00

11

 New delegate of the Attorney General's Office in Hidalgo.

482/00

11

Armando Rivas Valderrama extradited to the United States.
He is to stand trial for murder.

481/00

11

Three tons 361 kilograms of marijuana seized in Sonora.
The truck was headed from Hermosillo to Mexicali

480/00

8

15 kilograms of methamphetamine, four kilograms of heroin, one vehicle seized and two arrests made in Sinaloa.

479/00

8

The Attorney General's Office states it started investigating the use of  clenbuterol in fodder for animals meant for human consumption.

478/00

8

A small plane, one vehicle and 305 kilograms of marijuana seized in Sonora.

477/00

8

31 kilograms of cocaine seized in Sonora.

476/00

7

Nine kilograms of opium seized in Sinaloa. Three arrests were made.
The drug was hidden in the cabin of a truck headed from Culiacan, Sinaloa to the city of Hermosillo, Sonora.

475/00

6

The Attorney General's Office states that today the Eighth District Court  Judge in the Federal District ordered for Jose de Jesus Arellano Gandara, Crisoforo Arellano Delgado, Enrique Gutierrez Meza, Gerardo Lizarraga Chavez and Alberto Sanchez Reyes to be held in prison on charges of assault, violation of the Federal Law against Organized Crime and for possession of stolen items.

474/00

5

Julio Cesar Campos Martinez arrested.
A member of the Carrillo Fuentes organization that operated in Cancun, Quintana Roo.

473/00

5

Over 56 kilograms of cocaine seized in Oaxaca. One arrest was made.
The drug was hidden in 55 packages inside a double compartment installed on a truck

472/00

4

Regarding the so-called "Cancun Case" and the juridical status of Deisy Patricia Baeza Rodriguez, the Attorney General's Office states

471/00

4

Drug dealer Rodrigo Villegas Bon, found guilty and sentenced to 23 years and 8 months in prison, and the payment of a fine; he was a gunman of the Arellano Felix.
The defendant is to serve this sentence in addition to the 3 year prison term he was sentenced to in 1997.

470/00

2

Close to 16 kilograms of "crystal", and three fire arms seized in Michoacan.

469/00

1

Colombian citizen charged with murder was turned over to the United States.

468/00

1

Over nine kilograms of cocaine and close to one ton and a half of marijuana seized in Nayarit and San Luis Potosi.
The cocaine had been shipped in Guadalajara, Jalisco and was meant to be delivered in Mazatlan, Sinaloa. Two arrests were made.