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‘El 08’ allegedly operates in Badiraguato and is linked to Aureliano Guzmán Loera, brother of ‘El Chapo’.

During an operation carried out this Saturday in the Barceló Residence, in the Altamira sector, Bernardino “N”, alias “El 08”, who is allegedly linked to Aureliano Guzmán Loera, “El Guano”, brother of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, was arrested.

It was established that Bernardino operates in the area of San José del Llano, in the municipality of Badiraguato, and that more than 50 people from a criminal cell are under his command.

Currently, the area continues to be guarded by military elements and the Sinaloa Public Security Secretariat.

People from the sector reported that Army units and a helicopter have been in the area since early morning.

After his arrest, “El 08” was handed over to the competent authorities.

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Arrested after a report of abuse

“Sedena and PEP responded to a report of a possible abduction and abuse of an armed man towards a woman in a private property, a civilian was detained in possession of a long gun, a short gun and different doses of drugs. He turned out to be Bernardino “N”, and security was increased.” -Cristobal Castañeda  Secretary of Public Security of the State of Sinaloa.