In February 2021, Cerfi despatched Cenfi a report indicating that Bermúdez referred to as an middleman from “Pantera”, and provided his assist to free his brother-in-law, “Pelón”, who had been detained by the Nationwide Guard earlier that month in alternate for 500,000M pesos ($25,000).
On Could 31, 2021, the identical middle reported that Bermúdez had probably knowledgeable “Pantera” about an imminent operation “by the State and the Secretary of the Navy” that occurred 3 days earlier.
When that report was issued, Adán Augusto López Hernández was nonetheless governor of Tabasco. His good friend and fellow occasion member President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, appointed him to move the SEGOB on August 30, 2021.
On August 30. 2022, an e mail despatched by the CERFI Sureste titled “Felony Panoramas” as soon as once more linked Bermúdez, with the construction of the “La Barredora” gang, which belonged to Benjamín Mollinedo Montiel “El Pantera”, chief of huachicoleo and drug trafficking who was arrested in September 2021.
In that very same report, José del Carmen Castillo Ramírez’s identify and nickname “La Rana” seems alongside that of “Commandante H” Bermudez, and “El Pantera.”
The report indicated that at the least three huachicolero leaders from the world spoke, in non-public conversations, in regards to the alleged relationships between the felony Benjamín Mollinedo Montiel, “El Pantera”, and “the governor” López Hernández. Mollinedo was on the time a “precedence goal” of SEDENA as chief of “La Barredora”.
Castillo Ramírez had been appointed Commissioner of the State Police on November 19, 2019. Now he’s the brand new Secretary of Safety and Citizen Safety for the state.
SEDENA Claims No Cartels Function in Tabasco
On January 7, 2024, after declaring that the precedence is to take care of the safety of the Tabasco inhabitants, Héctor Francisco Morán González, commander of the thirtieth Navy Zone, reiterated that cartels don’t function in Tabasco and that the newest felony acts are acts perpetrated by native felony gangs.
“We do not have cartels right here, they are surely a gaggle of vandals who’re the identical, earlier than they have been referred to as La Barredora, then they referred to as themselves the Northeast Cartel when it now not fits them to be Barredora, then they name themselves the Jalisco Cartel, they’re calling themselves.” He identified that based mostly on their investigations and operations, this group that has tried to destabilize tranquility within the state are native felony cells, which regularly identify themselves cartels in keeping with their pursuits.
“Right now we give the beginning sign to the “Tabasco Seguro” operation, with the boldness that collectively we are going to handle to get well the tranquility and well-being that we deserve,” highlighted the president, alongside the brand new Secretariat of Safety and Citizen Safety ( SSPC), José del Carmen Castillo Ramírez.
Merino Campos gave the beginning sign to 1,500 personnel who have been within the parking zone of warehouse 3 of Tabasco Park, who joined the 1,000 uniformed personnel who’re already deployed in several elements of the state.
Interviewed throughout the beginning sign of the “Tabasco Seguro” operation, through which greater than 2,500 troops have been deployed and which was led by Governor Carlos Manuel Merino Campos, he shared that within the arrests carried out by the Mexican Military in Tabasco, there have been no “international individuals.”