Most Wanted: El Lolo aka El Iraqui leader of Aztecas captured in Torreon Coahuila, sparking violence

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Escorted by 40 trucks to federal facility

In a armored truck guarded by at least 40 police units this afternoon, he was transferred from the facilities of the State Attorney General’s Office to the Federal Center for Social Readaptation (Cefereso) 9. José Dolores VS, nicknamed “El Iraquí” and/or “Lolo”, considered one of the main generators of violence and the author of more than 50 homicides in Juárez. View video here

Recently, this criminal structure issued threats against managers of the State Attorney General’s Office, northern zone; The attacks on Wednesday night in different parts of the city are attributed to them in reaction to apprehension of el Iraqui .

José Dolores Villegas Soto, better known as ”El Lolo” or ”El Iraquí”, identified as the leader of the criminal group of ”Barrio Aztecas”, was arrested last night in Torreón, Coahuila, is indicated as the probable responsible for more of 50 homicides at the border.
The Attorney General of the State of Chihuahua reported that “El Iraqi” was one of the objectives set out within the security strategy of the three orders of government, considered one of the main generators of violence and the author of several homicides in Juarez City.

According to the investigation of the Prosecutor’s Office, they indicate that “El Lolo” both ordered multiple homicides and also participated in murders directly.
authorities indicated that he is suspected of being  involved in attacks against police elements. In the arrest warrant that was completed by members of the State Investigation Agency, it was established that on November 24, 2019, a person was kidnapped and deprived of life in Ciudad Juárez.
“El Lolo” had already been arrested in 2011 along with six other people for crimes against health , possession of weapons for the exclusive use of the Army and extortion.
On that occasion, he was arrested with various packages of drugs, in addition to a 30-caliber rifle, a 9-millimeter pistol, 18 cartridges, cell phones and a van without license plates or permission to drive.
Dolores Villegas was consigned to the Public Ministry of the Federation and a preliminary investigation was initiated; however, he was released. During the first days of January 2020, one more of the alleged members of the gang ” Los Aztecas ” was captured. José Alfredo alias ” Freddy ” or ” Ferro ” was detained in Ciudad Juárez in an operation by the Mexican authorities in collaboration with the United States.