Tag: Gulf Cartel

Leader of local Gulf Cartel crew arrested

The leader of the Gulf Cartel “Rip Crew” called Los Mickeys, Macrin Marin Rios Cerda, was arrested on the 300 block of Aldea Street in Mission Wednesday. According to police, he, along with four other members were wanted in connection to a robbery turned deadly in April of this year in San Juan. Four other members of the group confessed to the robberies and have received charges. They were linked to at least seven different robberies in the Rio Grande Valley. Overall, the group is estimated to have stolen more than $20,000 of jewelry and drugs. Cerda faces federal...

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Valley Brothers Sentenced to More Than 20 Years in Prison

Rio Grande Valley (KFXV) — More than a decade in federal prison. That’s what two brothers from the Valley are facing for a crime committed two years ago. Luis Gonzales will spend 15 years behind bars while his brother will serve 17. Court records indicate both were working for the Gulf Cartel in October of 2015, while attempting to steal drugs from a runner, the were found to have shot at the drug runner while he was driving on the...

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Ex-Governor of Tamaulipas Arrested

ITALY (KFXV) — Ex-governor of Tamaulipas, Tomas Yarrington is arrested in Italy after being on the run since 2012. According to Mexican government officials the arrest happened in Florence yesterday. Yarrington was wanted for his participation in organized criminal activity. Other media outlets reporting, is under indictment in Brownsville, where authorities allege he laundered millions of dollars in bribe money from Mexico’s Gulf Cartel. The Mexican government says they are expecting to have Yarrington back in Mexico in the coming...

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