carlos caro quintero He was arrested in Mexico City on Monday.
The civil protection secretary, Omar García Harfuch, announced the arrest and said the man was a member of a criminal group in the north of the country.
It is speculated that the detainee, Carlos ‘N’, is the brother of capo Rafael Caro Quinto, But the family has denied any connection.
The arrest of Carlos Caro Quintero
Carlos, 61, was arrested when he was traveling in a Mercedes van without license plates in the Lomas de Chapultepec neighborhood. He had weapons, ganja and cocaine.
It was reported that he has a criminal record in the states of Jalisco in 2019 and Durango in 2022, for carrying firearms and creating a fracas on public roads.
and was identified as the brother of Rafael Caro Quintero and an alleged member of the Sinaloa Cartel faction.
Is Carlos Caro Quintero the Brother of ‘Narcos’ Narco?
But Rafael Caro Quinto’s family has denied that Carlos is part of them.
“This person Carlos Caro Quinto does not exist, at least he is not related to him. That family is originally from Jalisco, in Caborca and in Sinaloa, members of that family Gennaro, Jorge, Miguel Angel who is in prison in the US and Rafael Caro Quintero, in Almoloya. And Hectorwho died 35 years ago,” said Jorge Morales, director of 60 Segundos, in an interview for radio source.
The journalist told that he has already talked to the family and close people of Rafael Caro Quinto, known as ‘Narco de Narcos’.
He said most of Caro Quintero’s relatives related to the capo live in Caborca and are real estate entrepreneurs and not linked to the drug lord.
Who is Rafael Caro Quintero?
Along with Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo and Ernesto Fonseca, Rafael Caro Quintero was the founder of the Guadalajara Cartel.
He is currently 70 years old and was recently known as the leader of the Caborca Cartel.
He was imprisoned for 28 years in the Puente Grande Penitentiary for the murder of Enrique Camarena, a DEA agent. His sentence was 40 years; But he was released in 2013 and cleared of other crimes.
The DEA stated that it had information that, since his release, Caro Quinto had resumed his drug activities.
Was arrested again on July 15, 2022.