Federal troops arrested a suspected Sinaloa drug cartel from Chihuahua during a baptismal ceremony in the church.
The dramatic arrest of Jose Brian Sarguei Rosepeda during a baptismal mass at a church in Culiacan, Sinaloa, was filmed on a viral video on Friday night.
Known as “El 90”, Sargueiro is reportedly the leader of Chihuahua’s family-owned Sargueiro criminal organization affiliated with the Sinaloa Cartel.
The video clip shows two couples standing in front of the altar during a baptismal ritual, as the masked agent walks quickly from behind and the priest speaks from the camera. ..
“Are you abandoning Satan? Are you abandoning all his temptations?” The priest asks in Spanish during the ritual, just before the agent grabs Sargueiro with his arm and pulls it away.
Mexican news media reported at the ceremony that another man was the nephew of the Sinaloa Cartel Kingpin, who was imprisoned. Joaquín “El Chapo” Gusman.. The second man was not arrested.
After detention, Chihuahua’s Attorney General’s office said in a statement that Brian Sargueiro admitted that he was Lieutenant Sinaloa Cartel, a member of the “Los Sargueiro” organization.
After that, Sargueiro was flown to Chihuahua by a Mexican Air Force plane and taken to prison.
The arrest of Sargueiro on a warrant for exacerbated kidnapping charges was part of a special operation by the Mexican Army, the National Kidnapping Prevention Coordination, and the Attorney General’s Office in Chihuahua.
He was accused of participating in the kidnapping of a person on May 19, 2020, the Attorney General’s office said, describing his arrest as a “priority goal.”
The Attorney General’s office has identified him only as Jose Brian SZ, in accordance with Mexican rules regarding the nomination of suspected criminals by the authorities. News reports identified him as Jose Brian Sargueiro Zepeda. His name is also spelled “Bryan”.
“Los Sargueiro” criminal organization
Brian Sargueiro’s uncle is said to be the founder and leader of Gente Nueva, a faction of the Sinaloa Cartel in Chihuahua.
“Los Sargueiro” is said to oversee the production of poppies and marijuana in southern Chiwawa.
The family-owned drug organization is said to be headed by three siblings.
Jose Salgueiro Nevarez, 55, known as “El Che”, “El 90”, “Tio” (uncle).
Heriberto Salgueiro Nevarez, 51 years old, also known as “El 7”, “Beto”, “Victor”, “Victor SS”.
Ruperto Salgueiro Nevarez, 43 years old, also known as “Batman”, “El 37”, “El RT”, “Rupe”, “El Dragon”.
Brothers are their targets US Government $ 5 Million Reward For information that would lead to their arrest.
The man is the brother of Noel “El Fraco” Sargueiro, who was once accused of being the top man in the Chihuahua region of the Sinaloa Cartel.
Jose, Rupert and Helibert Sargueiro Nevales are alleged to have commanded the organization about 10 years ago after Mexican special forces captured “El Fraco” Sargueiro in Culiacan.
The Sargueiro brothers are alleged to run the Sargueiro-Neveres organization, or what the US law enforcement agency calls the SNO.
December 2019, “El Fraco” Sargueiro Handed over from Mexico to the United States. He was detained in El Paso County Jail for over a month before being transferred to another location. His proceedings are pending in federal court.
This article was originally published in El Paso Times: Brian Sargueiro, a member of the famous Sinaloa Cartel, was arrested for baptism