Dave Rice 2:29 p.m., Dec. 5
TIJUANA BC (El Sol de Tijuana, Krystel Gómez Seville, 5/23/11) - Although there is no exact date for implementation, public security and receivership Municipal staff traveled this week to the Federal District to start the first training procedures for providing the use of digital alcoholmeters in the city. Yolanda Enríquez de la Fuente, síndico procuradora del XX Ayuntamiento, confirmed implementation of the digital alcoholmeter as a measure for reducing vehicle accidents by alcohol consuming drivers in the city as directed by the Federal government. He explained staff of Secretaría de Seguridad Pública Municipal ( (SSPM), including Captain Gustavo Huerta and Internal Affairs Head, Sergio Riedel, came to the country's capital to start the first process of this training. The idea is for 20 alcoholmeters donated to the last administration and currently under the SSPM safeguard, begin to be used as soon as approved. A municipal judge with integrate their regulated use in specifying areas where they may operate. "What we want to do in Tijuana, under full transparency, where human rights, the syndicate, a doctor, and legal process are all present to help this city," said Enriquez de la Fuente in a statement. The Minister of Municipal receivership highlighted the positive results obtained in the Federal District since 2003 with implementation of these units. Identifying and removing drunken drivers from the roads is an expected result here in the region. However, it will not be in the next few months. Meanwhile, municipal officials will receive training for its use and correct operation of the apparatus.
ENSENADA BC (El Linea Tijuana, 5/22/11) - A bar owner was arrested for his alleged responsibility in the crime of brothels, as well as the shelter four minors that worked in the business. The place was closed because of an operation led by the State Ministerial Police (PME) derived from a complaint public. The operation was carried out last weekend after a citizen’s complaint, which reported that minors were working in the Mostachones (Macaroons) Bar, at Calzada Cortez in Colonia Maestros. The actions performed by agents of the SMEs and the Ministerio Público del Fuero Común, supported by the direction of Dirección de Alcoholes y Espectáculos, and elements of the Seguridad Pública Municipal, it was possible to protect four children under working age in the nightclub. They arrested the bar owner, Arturo Salman Palacios, 47, and he was indentified by seven witnesses before agents of the MP. Investigations by the police established Salman Palacios was commissioned to recruit and hire young people to provide their services and illicit work at the bar. The four children, 16 and 17 year olds, performed exotic dances and provided sexual services. They were safeguarded by Municipal police officers to be assessed medically.Arturo Salman Palacios was made available to the Ministerio Publico del Fuero Común. He would soon be suspected of the crime of bawdy.
TIJUANA BC (En Linea Tijuana, Henry Mondragon, 5/23/11) - A total of 15 municipal police officers were suspended from the police for allegedly forcing a young woman to perform a "striptease" in exchange for her freedom and her companion’s. In a press conference, the Mayor of Tijuana, Carlos Bustamante Anchondo, accompanied by the Secretary of Public Safety (SSPM), Gustavo Huerta Martínez, announced the suspension of the involved officers. First they viewed a 5 minute video where officers assigned to the La Presa delegation were seen making a young woman dance and undress on a table, while they observed and groped her. According to the first mayor, the incident occurred between March 2 and April 15, said the syndicate complaint filed by Yolanda Enríquez. Mayor Bustamante Anchondo, said the ruling is clear; syndicate investigation Q148/2011: "This is an abuse that is not going to be allowed; it is a lack of morality", it indicates. The information was already somehow leaked, which I don't mind, because we acted accordingly, said the first mayor of the city. The involved officers are: Víctor Manuel de la Cruz Candelaria, Manuel González Ramírez, Raquel Valle Maldonado, Carlos Reyes Cervantes, Jesús Díaz Marshal, German Andalon López, Cesar Velazco Ceballos, Bernardino González Ibarra, Alex Zamora Román, Leobardo Lavenan Martínez, Neptalí Sitalan Cruz, Noe Gaytan MonrroySergio Cervantes flames, Sergio Ortiz Elicea and Adam Ruiz Gómez. For its part, the director of the municipal police agency, Gustavo Huerta Martinez, said, “We won't allow a similar situation within the agency.”