Laura Dvorak 5:47 p.m., Dec. 6
Baja & Border News Translations: Graffiti Vandals Detained; Marijuana Plants Destroyed
Graffiti Vandals Detained (El MEXICANO, 1/17/13 by Armando ACOSTA ROJAS)
Tecate, BC - Municipal police arrested Erickson Mendoza Olguín, 18, as well as a minor, 17, for damage to the property of others. The incident occurred when they were reported painting graffiti on a social house located at Boulevard Nuevo León.
Arriving at the place police saw the subjects, who also noticed the unit and tried to flee only to be secured immediately, finding on them a can of pink spray paint. They were transferred in the unit then rotated before the AMPOC. http://www.el-mexicano.com.mx/informacion/noticias/1/22/policiaca/2013/01/17/644497/detienen-a-par-de-grafitteros.aspx
Marijuana Plants Destroyed (EL UNIVERSAL, 1/17/13)
LA PAZ, BC Sur - Personnel of the 3rd Military Zone located and destroyed a planting of marijuana in an area of little more than 1.5 hectares, in a village south of La Paz.
According to the report, the location was reported in an anonymous complaint in the area. Military personnel moved to the site and found the plantings in the community of El Potrero in delegation Todos Santos, located some 80 kilometers south of the capital of the State. There, military elements located nine dry green grass orchards, about a meter in height.
In the area, they identified 450 square meters in total of marijuana which was destroyed by incineration. It was reported there were no detainees from the operation. Staff remained in the zone for recognition and search tasks. http://www.el-mexicano.com.mx/informacion/noticias/1/2/nacional/2013/01/17/644696/destruyen-plantio-de-mariguana-en-bcs.aspx