With more than a million pesos, a musical band was arrested in Baja California

The norteño music group moved to the city of Tijuana after participating in the fair known as Fiestas del Sol, in Mexicali (Photo: Twitter / @ KIKOVEGA_)

During the night of this Tuesday, alleged members of the musical band Renovation They were detained at the El Centinela military post, located on the Mexicali-Tijuana highway, with more than a million pesos cash.

Military they inspected the truck where the members of the original group of Culiacan, in the federative entity of Sinaloa, according to official information collected by The Day. Agents discovered USD 30,000 and 800,000 pesos.

The northern music group moved to the city of Tijuana after participating in the fair known as Sun Festivities, on Mexicali. Not being able to check the legal origin of the money, the interpreters were taken to the premises of the sub-delegation from Prosecutor’s office General of the Republic (FGR).

Not being able to verify the legal origin of the money, the interpreters were taken to the facilities of the sub-delegation of the Attorney General's Office (Photo: Instagram / @ bandarenovacionoficial)
Not being able to verify the legal origin of the money, the interpreters were taken to the facilities of the sub-delegation of the Attorney General’s Office (Photo: Instagram / @ bandarenovacionoficial)

Installed at the beginning of the town The Noisy, The Sentinel is a military post where security officers and soldiers they inspect buses, vehicles and tractors looking for cargoes from narcotics and others illicit.

The band Renewal was born in 2015 with different musicians from Culiacán, Sinaloa. They have 865,862 monthly listeners in Spotify and 264,000 followers in Instagram. So far, neither the group nor the Baja California Prosecutor’s Office They have spoken about it.

Secondly, Édgar Pérez Villa, aliases Cape 89, was detained this Wednesday by elements of the State Security and Investigation Guard (GESI), in Tijuana Baja California. The man is identified as one of the operators of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) in the entity.

The Renovación band was born in 2015 with different musicians from Culiacán, Sinaloa (Photo: Instagram / @ bandarenovacionoficial)
The Renovación band was born in 2015 with different musicians from Culiacán, Sinaloa (Photo: Instagram / @ bandarenovacionoficial)

According to the head of the Baja California security desk, Francisco Ramos, at the time of his capture, Cape 89, one of the priority objectives for the state government, had in its power a 9-millimeter caliber pistol, 16 useful cartridges, a magazine and various doses of methamphetamine, as well as a vehicle.

This is the second time that his capture has been reported; According to police reports, he had already been arrested on October 8 of last year, in the Camino Verde neighborhood, in the border city, in possession of a weapon; however, the reason for his departure is unknown.

Édgar Pérez Villa has a judicial process in the court of the Southern District of California, for drug trafficking; Together with him, Lucía “N” was arrested, and both were turned over to the authorities.

Cape 89 be part of the criminal cell Los Cabos, which is considered a primary objective due to the level of violence they exert in the north of the country.

The "Cape 89" was arrested for possession of a weapon (Photo: Courtesy)
The “Corporal 89” was arrested for possession of a weapon (Photo: Courtesy)

According to the authorities, Los Cabos They are a group of thugs formed from 2015 by the CJNG on Tijuana Baja California, in order to facilitate the trafficking of heroin and methamphetamine on the northern border.

In a period of approximately six and a half months, according to the file, these hitmen planned the murder of 150 people, most of them based in the border city of Tijuana. His bloody reign of terror also included the execution of two Americans, in November 2018.

The most turbulent times of the war have fallen on Los Cabos with the Sinaloa Cartel and the Arellano Félix Cartel. In this confused and bloodthirsty struggle, the role of the men of Mencho it is presumed increasingly important, as it has allowed the CJNG to survive against older criminal organizations.

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