Organized crime

Hard blow against criminal structure ‘Los Caparros’ and residual armed groups responsible for acts against human rights defenders and Farc members in reincorporation process

Thanks to the evidence collected by the Office of the Attorney General, through the Special Investigation Unit, significant results were achieved in clarifying crimes and attacks against human rights defenders and people in the process of reincorporation. Initially, a court...

Office of the Attorney General seized war material from the Organized Criminal Group Los Pachenca in Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta

The Technical Investigative Corps (CTI) of the Office of the Attorney General and Gaula-Army found a cache in a countryside division named Don Diego, part of a small town known as Guachaca in the Department of Magdalena where war material seemed to be...

Five (5) members of the criminal organization ‘La Local’ sentenced for multiple crimes committed in Buenaventura (Valle)

In a hearing aimed at verifying the preliminary agreement and the punishment and sentence, a judge of the special circuit of Guadalajara de Buga (Valle del Cauca) approved the agreement carried out with the Office of the Attorney General...

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...