A 30-year-old man, who was arrested at an apartment in Macrocentro on Tuesday, was charged as a member of an illegal union from jail. Francisco “Frank” Riquelmewhich in turn answers the narco Stephen Alvarado, is about Fernando “Fei” C.who was also charged as one of the perpetrators of the crime Cristian “Larva” FernandezWhich took place last April in the context of a conflict between two gangs that disputed territory for the sale of drugs in the Empalme Graneros, Ludueña and industrial areas.
2022 would end up as the year in which the Rosario Department recorded the highest number of intentional homicides. At least 51 of the 283 crimes committed over the year were in three neighborhoods: Empalme Graneros, Ludueña and Industrial., A large portion of them are explained, at least in their initial versions, as a result of the controversy that has had the two bands as protagonists since late 2021. on the one hand that led the way mauro gerez, under orders drawn from prison Andres Benitez and Julian Aguirreas the head of a group that was accused last August of having illegal ties to a suffragette monkey, On the other hand, the Riquelme group, which in September accused ten of its members of illegal collaboration as a result of the affair between “Frank” and Alvarado.
There was a month in which that fight broke out. It was April, which ended up as the month with the most murders in Rosario’s history, with 36 crimes. There were a total of 11 in these three mohallas. One of them belonged to Cristian “Larva” Fernandez, who was 28 years old and a trusted man of Mauro Gervaze. The rival gang had been looking for him for a long time to kill him. He was also the main target of an attack on the night of Friday, February 18, in which he died Veronica Natalia Almada, a 38-year-old woman, sister of another member of the Gerez group. But he survived that night. hours after the fact The 12th police station was shot in the Luduina neighborhoodThe attack for which “Larva” was detained for a few weeks until he was released because his involvement in the attack on the sectional could not be proved.
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Once released, on the afternoon of April 14, at approximately 4:00 p.m., “Larva” was sitting in his Kia Sportage truck on Gorriti at 6200, probably fixing a problem, when he was accosted by four men on two motorcycles. The ambush was carried out. they were Brian Maximilian “Old” S., Daniel Martin “Kit” M., Paul Joshua “Pachu” B. and Fernando “Fei” C., Which served the purpose of ending the life of the “larva” in a matter of seconds. They dropped him at close range causing fatal injuries to his head and rest of the body.
“Gattito” M., also after being taken into custody in a downtown apartment last July, was charged with felony murder for the act. prosecutors this Thursday Adrian Spelta and Patricio Saldutti He attributed the same crime to “Fei” Si, who was arrested in 2000 at an apartment in Laprida on Tuesday night. In the raid, police seized 100,000 pesos in cash, 13 packages with partial drugs, a bag and two pots with overdoses. of drugs and an accurate scale.
In turn, the prosecutor He accused “FE” of being part of an illegal union led by “Frank” Riquelme. He indicated that his role was to be an organizer of the gang, in charge of issuing orders to the lower strata and carrying out violent acts, such as the murder of a “larva”.
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Last September, ten people were charged as part of the same group, which included “Frank” and “Getito”. Prosecutors said on that occasion, “In order to carry out the criminal enterprise, members of the illegal association committed a number of crimes against people, including assault, threats, drug sales, shootings and homicide.” turn too Identification of three minorsIn addition to Joel Bullnet, another trusted person of Riquelme, who was murdered four days after “Larva” Fernandez, probably in immediate revenge.
A Lemuel Abraham “Lemo” S and “Kitten” M, He explained that he was in charge of the control, custody and accountability of drug sales that took place in a home. He was also in charge of providing other gang members with ammunition and weapons so that they could carry out the attacks, and on some occasions he himself was the one who carried out the shooting attacks.
A Diana Elizabeth B, They pointed to him as being in charge of the “lower strata of the gang” who would be the defendants. Lisandro Joel “Sica” O., Alejandro Daniel G. and Ricardo Alexander “Chuckie” M.accused as gunmen of the group.
A Cesar Matias A and Osvaldo Hernán “Pella” G. He was accused of providing weapons and vehicles to those who carried out the attack. while Hector Daniel A.who was already in jail, accused him of ordering the attacks carried out by others.