Due to his possible involvement in the “Fast and Furious” operation, the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) issued an arrest warrant against the former Federal Commissioner of Police, Facundo Rosas Rosas, just as he was in the City of Mexico arrested. after driving around a woman.
The former official was driving a bus in the San Ángel neighborhood when he overturned a woman at the intersection with Insurgent Avenue.
By means of an information card the Mexico City Civil Security Secretariat indicated that “the uniformed officers of the SSC approached to verify, at the same time as they requested the emergency services. When they arrived at the site, they questioned the driver of a truck with license plates of the state of Puebla, who said that when he traveled on Insurgent Avenue, he did not notice a woman who was at the point, which he did not hit.
Paramedics from the Medical Emergency and Rescue Squad (ERUM) found at the scene the woman died of head trauma.
After his arrest, by security elements in the capital, Facundo Rosas was handed over to representatives of the FGR and the Secretary of the Navy because he, along with other former officials, had a federal arrest warrant.
On January 9, the FGR He reportedly had seven arrest warrants against seven people for the operation to bring weapons into Mexico called “Fast and Furious.” In addition to Facundo Rosas, the FGR in this case implies the drug smuggler Joaquín el Chapo Guzmán, leader of the Sinaloa cartel; Genaro García Luna, former Secretary of Federal Public Security, and Luis Cárdenas Palomino, former Intelligence Coordinator of the then Federal Police.
Rosas was transferred to the facilities of the Specialized Prosecutor for Organized Crime, and is expected to be sent to the Altiplano Federal Prison to make himself available to the judge of the case.
Links with the huachicol
Following his assignment as Commissioner of the Federal Police, Facundo Roses Roses served as Secretary of Security in the Government of Puebla led by late PAN member Rafael Moreno Valle. The current governor of that state, Miguel Barbosa, pointed out that he provided protection to groups dedicated to huachicol in Puebla.
Prior to his arrest, Rosas had promoted several protections to track down existing investigative files against him at the federal level, even to prevent him from being arrested.
In 2009, U.S. agencies through Operation Fast and Furious distributed 2,000 weapons that targeted suspected Mexican criminals, with the goal of detecting their forms of operation. On January 20, 2016, the chain Fox News revealed that a .50 caliber rifle, capable of firing a helicopter and belonging to the 2,000 weapons entered, was found in a house where El Chapo was in Los Mochis, Sinaloa.