‘El Inge’, the main operator of the Sinaloa cartel and the largest producer of fentanyl arrested in Culiacán.
Armando ‘N’, ‘El Inge’, was arrested along with four of his collaborators and linked to the process; They seized 118 kilos of pure fentanyl, the largest insured shipment in Mexico.
Armando N, El Inge, the alleged leader of a cell of the Sinaloa cartel dedicated to the production of synthetic drugs in Culiacán, was linked to the process along with four of his collaborators accused of the crime of organized crime.
Agents of the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena), National Guard, and Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) seized 118 kilograms of pure fentanyl, the largest shipment of this type seized in the history of the country.
The Sedena specified that the alleged operators of the criminal group were arrested after an operation in Culiacán that occurred on October 28, 2021, by personnel of the Mexican Army and the National Guard, in support of the FGR within the framework of the National Strategy of Addiction Prevention Together for Peace.
In addition to the secured fentanyl, four bags of fentanyl paste precursor chemicals were also seized, two kilograms of a chemical compound with characteristics similar to Inositol, one long weapon, four short weapons, 1,050 cartridges of various calibers, two vehicles, 86 thousand pesos, 14 thousand 660 dollars, 160 bolivars, in addition to own utensils for the production of synthetic drugs.
This seizure of pure fentanyl is considered the largest in history, which would have an estimated price in the national market of 970 million 432 thousand pesos.