Reported Capture Of El Gordo, The Operator Of The Arellano Felix Cartel



By an official statement by the Ministry of Public Security reported that elements of the Federal Police made ​​an important catch in the city of Hermosillo, Sonora, is a major operator of the Arellano Felix Cartel. The detainee was identified Armando Villarreal Heredia, who also used the name Jesus Heredia González, alias El Gordo.

Authorities said the arrested was responsible for coordinating the movement of drugs from Sinaloa to the United States. Also intercepted shipments came from Jalisco. The report indicated that El Gordo was born in San Diego, California, and began steps in crime since age 16, when working with his cousin Arturo Villarreal Heredia, aka The Nalgón, operator Francisco Javier Arellano Felix, known as El Tigrillo.

While in 2006, El Gordo is made ​​available to The Engineer, " In April 2008 she participated with Jorge Briceno, alias El Cholo in fighting against Diego Garcia Simental and Eduardo Teodoro Garcia Simental, known as El Teo, who disputed control of the organization to Sanchez Arellano, which caused the rupture between the two groups, causing the organization led by El Teo joined the Sinaloa cartel , "he said. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) said in the 2009 that El Gordo was one of the main operators in the CAF. The arrest and specialized in introducing drugs into neighboring, mainly Los Angeles and San Diego.

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