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“El Molca” will be prosecuted for the crimes of aggravated kidnapping and organized crime.

Román Ortega | El Occidental
The Second District Court issued a formal arrest warrant (under the former honeycomb system) against Ramiro Pozos Gonzalez, “El Molca”, former leader of the now defunct La Resistencia cartel.
Sources close to the State Prosecutor’s Office informed that “El Molca” will be prosecuted for the crimes of aggravated kidnapping and organized crime against a person identified as Felipe.
Ramiro Pozos González is currently being held in the Federal Center for Social Readaptation No. 1 “Altiplano”, formerly Rancho La Palma, in Almoloya de Juárez, in the State of Mexico.
Last March, members of the Federal Ministerial Police served an arrest warrant for Ramiro P., who since December 2021 was sentenced to 28 years in prison for the crimes of organized crime, crimes against health in the modality of drug dealing in the hypothesis of possession of narcotics called cocaine hydrochloride and marijuana for commercial purposes, in its variant of sale; and stockpiling of firearms for the exclusive use of the Army, Navy and Air Force.
El Molca was arrested in September 2012, in an operation carried out by federal police in Metepec, State of Mexico, when he was 42 years old. At the time of his arrest, an AK-47 assault rifle known as “Cuerno de Chivo” (goat’s horn) with gold inserts was seized.

The founder of La Resistencia operated at the time in Jalisco, Michoacán, Mexico State and the Federal District.
In the 1990s, “El Molca” was part of the Knights Templar and later joined the Valencia cartel.
He later formed La Resistencia after the breakup of the Cártel del Milenio, following the death of Ignacio Coronel, and waged a war with the Jalisco Cartel – New Generation until he was arrested.