Drugs-Forum  
Home Wiki Studies Forum Groups Blog Video Images News
Go Back   Drugs Forum > VARIOUS DRUG RELATED TOPICS > Drug News > Justice & Law (News)
Mark Forums Read
Register Tags

Notices

Justice & Law (News) News about drug busts, bans, court cases, and law enforcement.

 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 24-06-2012, 05:01
ZenobiaSky ZenobiaSky is offline
Queen of Zen
 
Join Date: 10-04-2012
46 y/o Female from United States
Posts: 918
Blog Entries: 32
ZenobiaSky really knows their shit.ZenobiaSky really knows their shit.ZenobiaSky really knows their shit.ZenobiaSky really knows their shit.ZenobiaSky really knows their shit.ZenobiaSky really knows their shit.ZenobiaSky really knows their shit.ZenobiaSky really knows their shit.ZenobiaSky really knows their shit.ZenobiaSky really knows their shit.
Points: 5,500, Level: 10 Points: 5,500, Level: 10 Points: 5,500, Level: 10
Activity: 0.1% Activity: 0.1% Activity: 0.1%
Mexican detainee not drug lord's son after all

MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities have acknowledged that they made a mistake when they claimed to have arrested the son of fugitive drug lord Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman earlier in the week.

The man captured by Mexican marines Thursday and initially identified as Jesus Alfredo Guzman Salazar is in fact Felix Beltran, a 23-year-old car dealer, the federal attorney general’s office said in a brief statement late Friday.

The gaffe is an embarrassment to supporters of President Felipe Calderon, who had hailed the arrest, coming just days before Mexico's July 1 presidential election, as an important victory in the government's bloody war on drug cartels.

In its statement, the attorney-general's office did not give details on how it had established Beltran's identity nor did it explain how the mistake was made. In presenting the man to reporters, the military had said "intelligence work" had led to the arrest in Zapopan, a suburb of Guadalajara.

A woman claiming to be Beltran's mother held a news conference with an attorney Friday and pointed out the error. She offered pictures of her son.

Earlier this month, the United States placed the Guzman son on its Treasury Department black list, along with other members of the family, barring them from doing business with U.S. companies or individuals and alleging they play roles in Chapo Guzman's multibillion-dollar drug business.

For the record, 3:16 p.m. June 23: A previous version of this post said the Mexican attorney general's office issued its statement Saturday.

Los Angeles Times- Tracy Wilkinson

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/worl...after-all.html

Share this on:

Tags
cocaine, drug cartels, drug kingpin, marijuana

Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Looking at the UN, smelling a rat Lunar Loops Law and order 2 14-01-2015 23:44
How To Beat Drug Tests Superball Drug testing discussion 139 13-11-2014 19:32
Good information on passing a drug test Superball Drug testing discussion 43 17-06-2014 16:40
Opinions - Drug Policy Debate: Helpful Links / Sources of Information Bajeda Drug Policy Reform & Narco Politics 12 05-06-2009 14:12
Mexican drug lords sure are mean. tjgilly Politics (News) 3 13-04-2007 05:48

» New Threads
3rd plateau - i think am i gonna...
Last post by Elmateo
2 Replies, 81 Views
What Drug Was I Given? Please HELP...
Last post by hizenloze
4 Replies, 236 Views
Quitting Oxycodone with...
Last post by Golddust Woman
676 Replies, 61,438 Views
Oxycodone-No Stranger To The Rain
Last post by Golddust Woman
79 Replies, 6,764 Views
Do you ever wonder if people you...
Last post by daxmul
1 Replies, 112 Views
Terrible Kratom Experience..Bad...
Last post by R_Vrataski
8 Replies, 1,045 Views
for the first time in two decades...
Last post by prescriptionperil
15 Replies, 1,481 Views
Methadone withdrawal timeline....
Last post by natey7
53 Replies, 4,188 Views
Trying out weed again, can I learn...
Last post by MrPolyDrug
15 Replies, 1,315 Views
Forced Xanax withdrawal over Xmas...
Last post by MrPolyDrug
30 Replies, 3,139 Views
» New Wiki Articles

Sitelinks: Information:

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:54.


Copyright: SIN Foundation 2003 - 2014, All rights reserved