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Border News Translations 33: Amber Alert; Drug Siezures; Missing Student
MEXICALI (Tijuana Press, By Daniel Angel) - La Procuraduría de Justicia triggered an Amber Alert for a 3 year, 7 month old girl named Alexa Zulet Villegas Urrea who disappeared from the City of Mexicali. According to information provided by the authorities, the child was stolen Tuesday at 7 p.m. yesterday when her stepfather went to "Nichis" greengrocers at Rio Presidio and Avenida 24 de Febrero. A photograph of the baby and man suspected of taking her is being distributed said a news release. Law enforcement, customs, border troops, the Army and the Navy are already working on locating the girl, they said.
TIJUANA (El Sol de Tijuana, by Manuel Cordero) – Subjects were caught with more than two kilos of marijuana with a value exceeding the 80,000 pesos, three packages of synthetic "Crystal" methamphetamines and some heroin, said agents of Policía Estatal Preventiva, the State preventive police. La Secretaria de Seguridad Publica Estatal reported that the detention of Oscar Joan López Torres, 24, was made following an anonymously made call to phone #089 to report illicit "narcomenudeo" (small-scale dealer) activities. Agents began search operations on calle Júpiter, from the lower part of la colonia Libertad, where the suspect was spotted walking and carrying a bag on his shoulder. They noted his physical features and clothing coincided with those provided by the informant and they asked to speak with him, but López Torres fled. When captured his bag was inspected to find six packets of cannabis sativa with a total weight of two kilograms. The State unit reported that amount of drugs could have produced 4,000 four thousand joints and generate more than 80,000 pesos ($6900) retail. Police also found Leticia García Rodríguez, 47, with 23 doses of heroin in the alley of el callejón Naciones Unidas, near la zona central. She was approached by the estatales preventivos who told her they had knowledge of her operations. July Bernal Carranza, 24, was arrested in callejón Amado Nervo and la avenida Madero when he was observed selling a dose of heroin to Victor Hugo Tinoco flowers, 36. In another transaction, estatales preventivos intercepted Bernal Carranza finding six heroin doses and eight packages of methamphetamine known as "glass". Flowers Tinoco was in possession of a dose of heroin she said she bought for 50 pesos ($4.30). In each case, the alleged vendedrogas (drug dealers) were referred for subsequent charges by la Unidad Mixta de Atención al Narcomenudeo. Again, the SSPE asked citizens to denounce criminal acts in their residential areas and anonymously phone #089. They guarantee the identity of the complainant shall always be kept confidential.
MEXICALI (El Mexicano, by Jaime Delgado) - Last Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Alexandra Martinez, a student of the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC) disappeared in this Capital. Friends and relatives of the missing girl, found the vehicle she had been driving Wednesday at noon. Neighbors reported that the unit was abandoned Wednesday at 19: 00 hours there. The Red 2010Toyota with AJU5834 plates was located abandoned in the corner of calle Astorga and Avenida Soria in the colonia Conjunto Urbano Esperanza. The car had broken glass on the driver’s side. On the day of her disappearance, she was with her boyfriend until she left the boyfriend in a shopping center on Boulevard Lázaro Cárdenas. La Procuraduría General de Justicia del Estado ignored a 72-hour rule to qualify the case as an emergency disappearance said the la Policía Municipal representative. The Facebook social network is helping search for this girl. If you find her, you can call #066. Alexandra Martinez Jaime is 24 years of age The missing girl goes by the name of Alexandra Martinez. She has short, dark hair, a thin build, height 1.68 m. Last seen wearing a grey shirt and denim pants. Not heard from since day Wednesday, April 20, she left in her car, which was already found. If you have seen or have any information please contact Roberto Villar, phone: 686-122-50-89, or Nextel: 152 * 15 * 10184.
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