“Sol Prendido” for Borderland Beat

The woman, considered highly dangerous, is accused of committing crimes of criminal association, against health and arms trafficking.

Dulce Raquel “N”, a member of the Sinaloa Cartel, was captured this February 16 in Tijuana by Agents of the 

International Liaison Group of the State Citizen Security Force (FESC) in coordination with elements of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol). 

According to the Secretariat of Citizen Security of Baja California (SSCBC), this woman has a formal order for extradition to the United States, for the crime of criminal association, crimes against health and the crime of arms trafficking.

The security agency highlighted in a statement that thanks to intelligence and investigation work by SSCBC officers, they located Dulce Ranquel on Brasil Avenue, in the Marrón neighborhood, in the border city.

Dulce Raquel “N is identified by Interpol and the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) as an “alleged criminal with a high degree of danger” for which an arrest warrant was issued for extradition purposes.

Dulce Raquel, according to the authorities, has a previous arrest on February 19, 2019, when agents from the Customs and Border Protection Office (CBPO) assigned to the Port of Entry (POE) of San Ysidro, California, observed that she intended to enter the United States aboard a white Jeep Cherokee truck, model 2011.

This woman was transferred to Mexico City. 

“She indicated that the reason for the visit to the neighboring country was to make purchases at the Las Americas Outlets establishment. However, the CBPO ​​officers detected that the truck’s spare tire had anomalies, sending it to a secondary inspection where they located 30 brick-shaped packages wrapped in cellophane plastic, which tested positive for methamphetamine. The contraband had a total weight of 16.22 kilograms,” says the statement from the state security agency.

Meanwhile, it was reported that Dulce Raquel was placed at the disposal of the Public Ministry of the Federation, which will follow up on the extradition process.

Unofficial information obtained by Infobae México indicates that Dulce Raquel belongs to the Sinaloa Cartel, it was announced that this person was immediately transferred to Mexico City where she will be at the disposal of the Public Ministry.

Brasil Avenue in the Marrón neighborhood
Tijuana, Baja California 

* Las Americas Premium Outlets lies north of Brasil Avenue across the US – Mexico border