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Interpol arrests organized crime figure wanted in the U.S. in Mexican state of Puebla

March 5, 2017  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Interpol arrests organized crime figure wanted in the U.S. in Mexican state of Puebla

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A collaborative effort involving Interpol and Federal Police in Mexico has resulted in the capture of the leader of organized crime group listed as one of the top criminals sought after by the U.S. Immigration authorities.

Saul “N”, who is identified as one of the leaders of a group linked to organized crime activity and human trafficking, was arrested in Puebla by federal agents and staff of Interpol Mexico.

According to Proceso, the subject is among the 10 most wanted criminals by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and is the subject of a 15 million pesos reward by the Attorney General’s Office (PGR). which offered a reward of 15 million pesos for information that would lead to his capture.

Officials said Saúl “N” has a provisional arrest warrant for extradition to the United States, served by the District Judge for the Criminal Justice Center in Mexico City, for criminal association to transport minors with Sexual exploitation.

According to a statement, the detainee and members of that criminal group prostituted dozens of underaged minors, Mexicans and Central Americans in Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Texas and New York, who illegally crossed into the United States from the border states of Baja California, Sonora, and Tamaulipas.

The arrest was carried out in a joint operation of the Intelligence Division of the Federal Police and Interpol Mexico, who located and detained Saúl “N” in Puebla.

Officials said Saul “N” was subsequently presented to the Public Ministry’s headquarters In Tlaxcala.

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