Magaly is Alive: PFJE (Tijuana Press, 911/12, by Vicente Calderón/Leonardo Ortiz)

Tijuana, BC - Magaly Salazar Bravo, the young woman who was reported missing by her family on September 1, was found alive, said Baja California Justice Prosecutor Rommel Moreno.

Her friends and family members who filed a complaint with CAPEA, the Attorney General division for locating absent or missing persons, reported the disappearance of the 24-year-old girl extensively on Facebook and other social networks.

Authorities said the inquiry to establish her whereabouts continues, and although they have some information, the State Prosecutor chose not to reveal any.

"I don't know if she was hiding," said Moreno Manjarrez who ensures Magaly has been seen outside the State and that they are following the trail of information. He added that you cannot ignore the illegal deprivation of liberty, but everything indicates that she is alive, which has been reported but he did not want to elaborate.

One information sources from detectives, is that Magaly is gone voluntarily and hidden from her family for emotional issues, however the detectives spoke under the condition of unanimity. They expressed a preference to exhaust all possibilities before making conjectures.

"Just like the family and society, the Attorney General wants to find her," said Rommel Moreno.


Tijuana, BC - Ruando Bryan Kirby, an American who was wanted in US related to the offenses of murder, drug trafficking and gang activities was arrested in Tijuana by coordination of Estatal Enlace Internacional de la PEP (PEP) officers.

Estatal Enlace Internacional de la PEP Coordinator Alfredo Arenas Moreno reported that in a follow-up to coordination arrangements established with the authorities in the US, as well as in order to safeguard the state of Baja, they established a search to establish the whereabouts of the US fugitive.

As a result, uniformed PEP officers learned the fugitive was hiding in Villa del Alamo and implemented a surveillance operation in the area. Upon arrival to Urbi Villa del Alamo, officers carried out patrols in search of the wanted individual. On calle Encino, police noted a subject who matched the description of the alleged offender. Police cordoned off the area, stressing caution, then approached and arrested the individual.

He was identified as Kirby Bryan Ruando, 20, from California, US. The identity was verified through communication with the Los Angeles police, who confirmed that Ruando is a member of the "14 North" gang in San Jose, CA and is wanted on a warrant for homicide, in addition to related drug trafficking offences.

Kirby Bryan Ruando was arrested and transferred to federal authority for extradition to US law enforcement authorities.


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