Ken Leighton 1 p.m., Sept. 16
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Baja & Border News Translations: Gas Station Robbed with AK47s; Newborn Found in Doorway of Home
Gas Station Robbed with AK47s (Peninsular Digital, 1/13/13)
La Paz, BC Sur - Three young people including a minor committed an assault carrying pistols in the early Sunday morning hours at a gas station located at calles Pino Payas and Villa Sauce taking 7,400 pesos ($585 US) and a cell phone.
The violence was reported at 1:20 minutes a.m., when Pablo Alejandro Salas Chavez, 19, and Frederick Jackes Mejia, 22, accompanied by Kelvin “n”, a 17 year-old teenager were armed with a semi-automatic 45-caliber pistol and two AK-47 assault rifles went to the service station at Pino Payas and threatened the cashier taking the money and phone.
After completing their felony, the violent trio fled in a brown Chevrolet Astro. The victim wasted no time once he felt safe in reporting the crime to emergency number 066, initiating a unit an operating in the zone to respond. After a brief but dangerous pursuit, the suspects were arrested.
Police agents managed to intercept the suspect vehicle at calles de Unión and Bandera Nacional in colonia Diana Laura and following an on-site inspection of the Chevrolet, the uniformed officers noticed that in the back seat, the alleged assailants had an arsenal that included a 45-caliber semi-automatic with two ammo clips and five cartridges, two AK47 assault rifles supplied with two ammo clips, as well as two bags with 33 45-caliber cartridges, in addition to cash.
The area was soon surrounded by elements of various security forces as well as members of the army bomb squad. The two youngsters were arrested and admitted to preventive cells at the Safety and Transit Directorate General’s jail under 17763 and 17764, while the minor was presented to the General jail and made available to justice superiority. http://peninsulardigital.com/sucesos/con-ak47s-asaltaron-jovencitos-una-gasolinera/101075
Newborn Found in Doorway of Home (Peninsular Digital, 1/13/13)
San José de el Cabo, BC Sur - Wrapped in a blanket that barely covered it from the unforgiving cold, was left an abandoned newborn baby on the doorstep of a house located in Josefino Santos Degollado at calles Margarita Maza de Juárez and Coronado.
On Saturday morning, Don Juan Ramírez López was tremendously surprised to find at the door of his residence a tiny child wrapped in a green and white blanket. Immediately after protecting baby from the frigid climate, he contacted municipal authorities.
Cabenos agents went to the house of Don Juan and gave the newborn its due attention and medical assessment at the General Hospital.
The baby boy who had arrived in this world no more than an hour earlier according to the medical opinion was examined and admitted by physicians to Josefino Hospital, while ministerial agents accepted the case of searching for the baby’s parents. http://peninsulardigital.com/sucesos/hallo-a-un-recien-nacido-en-la-puerta-de-su-casa/101062