Chad Deal 9:17 p.m., May 25
A group of five alleged kidnappers were apprehended Tuesday evening, October 23rd in Tijuana after a freed captive contacted municipal police. One of the alleged kidnappers arrested is David Servín Rodríguez, the son of David Servín. The elder Servín is the drummer for Los Tucanes de Tijuana, a popular Norteño music band.
The group of suspected kidnappers had allegedly held the man captive in attempt to extort $25,000 from his family. The men were apprehended in the delegación La Presa in eastern Tijuana. According to the El-Mexicano news, David Servín Rodríguez was found with a semi-automatic weapon on his waistband when arrested.
Los Tucanes de Tijuana is a widely successful band which formed during the late 1980’s in Tijuana. Like many popular groups, the band has numerous hits based on narco-culture in Mexico. The group has sold over 13 million albums and is considered to be the global ambassadors of Norteña music and Corrido ballads.