“Sol Prendido” for Borderland Beat



Alejandro Guerra, a US citizen, was sentenced to 8 years in prison after being detained at the Otay checkpoint in Tijuana with weapons and drugs in April 2022 by members of the National Guard.
The perpetrator was transporting a long weapon, six short weapons, seven magazines, 28 rounds and 54 grams of marijuana in a vehicle.
For this reason, he is believed to be guilty of committing crimes against health and crimes stipulated in the Federal Firearms and Explosives Law.
Through the District Judge based in Tijuana, the Federal Prosecutor’s Office in Baja California obtained a conviction of eight years in prison and a 134-day fine for the accused.
After the agent of the Federal Public Ministry integrated the investigation file, the aforementioned sentence was issued through an abbreviated trial by the corresponding authority of the Justice Center in Tijuana.
Tijuana, Baja California