American wanted by the FBI for 30 years is detained in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

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The detainee is a fugitive wanted by the FBI for his alleged participation in several crimes committed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in the United States, and was taking refuge under another name in Puerto Escondido.

An American wanted in the United States since 1991 for his alleged participation in several crimes committed in Baton Rouge, was detained in Puerto Escondido, confirmed the Attorney General’s Office of Oaxaca.

Prosecutor Bernardo Rodríguez Alamilla highlighted that the arrest of the alleged criminal is the result of investigative work and collaboration between the Oaxaca Attorney General’s Office (FGEO) and the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

He explained that after the Prosecutor’s Office received a criminal complaint for events that occurred in Puerto Escondido, in the municipality of San Pedro Mixtepec, the corresponding investigation work began through the Regional Vice Prosecutor’s Office of the Coast.

Having the real identity of the now detained person, an investigation was carried out by the Criminal Analysis Directorate of the State Investigation Agency that made it possible to establish that the FBI, through the United States Embassy in Mexico, requested collaboration to the arrest of M. G. L., who lived on the coast of Oaxaca under the name L.C.D., taking that identity from a deceased person in Alabama, United States.

After the investigation, the Oaxaca Prosecutor’s Office deployed an operation by the State Investigation Agency (AEI), through which the arrest of the American was achieved in compliance with arrest warrant number 16838, due to pending arrest warrants for murder, in events that occurred in 1991 in the town of Baton Rouge.

After the arrest, the Prosecutor’s Office informed the FBI agents, as well as personnel from the National Migration Institute (INM), to carry out the corresponding procedures, and the transfer to the city of Oaxaca to begin the extradition procedures to the United States. united, where it is judicially required.

According to the United States Embassy, the legal attaché of the FBI, Angel Catalan, sent a letter to the general director of Immigration Control and Verification of the National Immigration Institute, Antonio Andres Vidal Islas, to request support for the arrest of the American fugitive.

The document dated September 13, 2023, reveals that M.G.L. is a fugitive wanted by the FBI for his alleged participation in several crimes committed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in the United States. The man was taking refuge under another name in Puerto Escondido.

The FBI reported that it has already obtained permission for the suspect to be transferred to the United States where he will be prosecuted.

Source: Proceso

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