Organized crime

Arrested alleged ELN members who apparently planned illegal actions in Arauca

Four people were arrested when they allegedly coordinated violent actions and extortions against the population of Fortul, Arauquita and Tame (Arauca). At the request of the Office of the Attorney General, the four individuals were sent to prison: Yeison Alexánder...

Arrested alias Capadura, a member of the Farc dissent, investigated for attacks committed against relatives of people who were reincorporated

As a result of a joint work between the National Army, the National Police and the Office of the Attorney General, David Alejandro Amaya Zapata, alias Capadura, was arrested in a rural area of ​​Ituango (Antioquia). As part of the...

A legal process will begin against an alleged ringleader of the criminal organization ‘La Agonía’ which is responsible for the murder of a female leader in Medellín

The Special Unit of Investigation (Unidad Especial de Investigación UEI) of the Office of the Attorney General managed to begin a legal process against Ronald Ronaldo Echavarría Arango, alias El Zarco, considered the maximum leader of the organized criminal group 'La Agonía',...

Eight (8) alleged members of the organization Clan del Golfo who commit crimes in various areas of Urabá (Antioquia) were arrested

Among the people who have been prosecuted, there is a non-commissioned officer and a patrol officer of the National Police. Arrest warrants to serve a prison term have been issued for 2 officers of the National Police and 4 private...

Ringleader of a criminal structure that commits crimes in the so-called Comuna Trece in Medellín was sentenced

Given the force of the evidence presented by the Office of the Attorney General, Jorge Andrés Mejía Usma, alias Mono or el Tigre, accepted a plea bargain with the accusing body and was sentenced to 19 years and 4 months in prison...

Former financial leader of criminal organization in Bello (Antioquia) sentenced to 10 years in prison

The defendant reached a judicial agreement with the Office of the Attorney General and returned the money derived from extortions to victims. Mauro Esteban Villa Murillo, alias el Costeño, reached a judicial agreement with the Office of the Attorney General...

Alleged ringleader of the criminal organization Los Caparros was sent to prison

The woman is accused of ordering millionaire extortions against ranchers and merchants in Bajo Cauca (Antioquia). At the request of the Attorney General's Office, a municipal criminal court in Caucasia (Antioquia) issued a detention order with imprisonment against Heidy Durany...

Alleged member of the ELN armed group in Tibú (Norte de Santander) sent to prison

At the request of the Office of the Attorney General, a supervisory judge issued a detention measure with imprisonment against Israel Delgado Bayona, an alleged member of the Organized Armed Group (Grupo Armado Organizado GAO).  This person was arrested by the National Police in the main park of Tibú (Norte...

Alleged ringleader of Clan del Golfo sent to prison for allegedly coordinating an armed confrontation with the ELN

The  evidence  collected  by  the  Office  of  the  Attorney  General  revealed  the criminal  history  of  Arleys  Acosta  Julio,  alias  Majute,  alleged  head  of  Clan del  Golfo  who  would  be  responsible  for  organizing  structures  in  Chocó  and Urabá  region  to...

Alleged ringleader of ELN sent to prison for alleged terrorist actions, threats and extortions in the east of the country

Segundo  Ramón  Avella  Barrera,  alleged  ringleader  of  the  ELN  front  José David Suárez,  who  is  accused  of  extorting  contractors,  consortiums  and  multinationals  and  planning  attacks  against  the  public  force  in  Aguazul, Tauramena, and Recetor  (Casanare)  and  some  municipalities  in  the  east...