Local August 21, 2019 | 10:56 am

Another ringleader arrested in Dominican kingpin case

Santo Domingo.- The Justice Ministry and the National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD) on Wednesday reported the arrest of Baltazar Mena, one of the five leaders of the of drug trafficking network allegedly headed by César Emilio Peralta, “César el Abusador,” who’s wanted in the US.

In a press release, the authorities said they arrested Mena on a court order during a raid in an apartment in San Francisco de Macorís (northeast), where they seized several firearms of various calibers, as well as documents.

“At the time of the arrest, Baltazar Mena was in the company of Edward Núñez in the raided apartment, who was also arrested for allegedly belonging to that criminal organization.”

Comments are closed.