“Sol Prendido” for Borderland Beat

He was arrested on September 15, 2010 along with Josué Ríos Contreras during an operation in Tamaulipas.

After being acquitted of the crime of organized crime and having served his sentence for other crimes, a federal court ordered the immediate release of Carlos Alberto Monsiváis Treviño, “La Bola”, nephew of drug lord Miguel Ángel Treviño Morales, “El Z-40”, the top leader of Los Zetas.

As a result, the Second Unitary Court of Tamaulipas, presided over by magistrate Ezequiel Juárez Hernández, ordered Monsiváis Treviño’s release on Wednesday; however, it was not until Friday night, around 11:00 p.m., that he left the Altiplano Prison in Almoloya de Juárez.

According to official information, Monsiváis Treviño no longer had any extradition process or trial pending; therefore, after the delay of his release, his defense filed a complaint before the Attorney General’s Office against the prison authorities for abuse of authority and illegal deprivation of liberty.

El Sol de Toluca