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Nayarit: Attorney General arrested at border for drug trafficking-distribution operation

Thursday, March 30, 2017 17:42
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Chivis Martinez for Borderland Beat Tu Sancho thank you for video…..


Edgar Veytia, 47, the attorney general of the Mexican state of Nayarit, has been arrested at the U.S./Mexico border, specifically, at the Cross Border Xpress airport terminal, a transit point that links San Diego to the Tijuana airport.

The arrest was made after a filing of charges, derived from  a sealed indictment on March 2, 2017. 

Veytia, was openly spoken about as being in charge of trafficking for the Zetas, in a drug trafficking distribution operation.  In a video included with this post and arrested Zeta declares Veytia as his boss for Jalisco and Nayarit operations.

He will remain in San Diego until after his April 11 hearing, then he will transfer to New York to face charges:

Count I:International Heroin, Cocaine, Methamphetamine and Marijuana Manufacture and Distribution Conspiracy; 

Count II: Heroin, Cocaine, Methamphetamine and Marijuana Importation Conspiracy; 

Count III: Heroin, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, and Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy.

If convicted, the U.S. would seek at least $250 million from Veytia in property linked to drug manufacturing and distributing, according to the indictment.

Translation by TuSancho
What is your name?  Cesar (algo) Castillo
How old are you?  30
What are you called (your nickname)? El Guayabo  (the guava)
What’s your job: drug distribution
What plaza (sales zone)?  Xalisco Nayarit
Who’s your boss?  the chief prosecutor Edgar Veytia
Who support you?  Coordinator Quinones of the Nayarit State Police

What cartel are you associated?  Los Zetas

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