The Cartel de Sinaloa released this video back in September of 2020. In this broadcast the interrogation of a CJNG operative reveals how they purposely murdered innocent civilians in order to heat up the Fresnillo plaza in their favor. The following is just an interrogation.
Video translation is as follows:
Sicario : Who’s responsible for the armed attack where 10 innocent civilians died? Elderly, children and innocent civilians were killed on that day. Who’s responsible?
Captive : The ones responsible are Los Trillizos and 2 Municipal Policemen.
Sicario : What are the nicknames for Los Trillizos?
Captive : They are El Temo, El JJ, El Gody, La Gorda…
Sicario : Who from the Municipal Police supported you guys?
Captive : Raul Salazar, El Flaco, and another guy who goes by the name Rodolfo.
Sicario : Rodolfo what?
Captive: They call him El Pollo.
Sicario : Rodolfo aka El Pollo?
Captive : Yes. Rodolfo aka El Pollo.
Sicario : What are the patrol unit numbers?
Captive : Their patrol unit numbers are 659 and 653. 622 also. They’re State Police units.
Sicario : Who initiated the attack?
Captive : Los Trillizos.
Sicario : On who’s orders?
Captive : It went down on orders of señor Ricardo.
Sicario : On orders of señor Ricardo?
Captive : Just as well señor 25 aka Manitas.
Sicario : Manitas?
Captive : Yes.
Sicario : Is it true that you guys said we were responsible for that dumb shit so that we the Cartel de Sinaloa couldn’t enter here?
Captive : Yes boss, they’re the ones responsible for that bullshit.
Sicario : Sir, we’ve come here to do away with scum such as yourselves. Kidnappers, extortionists, fee collectors, and rapists of young girls. We’ve come here to do away with all that crap. How do you like that? Is there anything else that you’d like to say?
Captive : Don’t allow yourselves to be deceived by their bullshit. These guys aren’t worth a fuck. They had us all working for free, they never paid us. These guys ain’t worth a shit. It’s just that simple.
Sicario : Tell me once again who within the government works for you guys? Who helps you guys out?
Captive : The State Police and the Municipal Police.
Sicario : Ok then.
Captive : And a commander from the Metropolitan Police also. He’s a dark complexion fellow.
Sicario : What name does he go by?
Captive : El Snyder.
Sicario : What’s his name?
Captive : Snyder. El Snyder.
Sicario : Got it. What about the Ministerial Police?
Captive : Agent Sala, and Agent Patricio.
Sicario : Which patrol units are they in?
Captive : They belong to the Investigative Municipal Police.
Sicario : Where are they stationed?
Captive : What?
Sicario : Are they stationed here in Fresnillo or are they stationed at the Zacatecas State capitol.
Captive : They’re stationed here in Fresnillo.
Sicario : The guys from the State Police, I need unit numbers and their nicknames.
Captive : Their unit numbers are 653 aka Villa, 622, those are the only 2 units that I’m aware of.
Sicario : Give me some more info on the State Police.
Captive : Ah, commander El Chuy.
Sicario : Chuy what?
Captive : Chuy Medina.
Sicario : What exactly does his job entail?
Captive : That individual has a particular job. He’s a commander within the State Police. But aside from his job within the State Police he’s also doing investigative work. He gives us the heads up on where all the drug sales are located. Just as well where the armed civilians are. And all that other shit that goes with it.
Sicario : Who else?
Captive : There’s another individual who goes by the name Charley.
Sicario : Give me more info on this individual.
Captive : That guy has a motorcycle shop in the Arboledas neighborhood. But it’s just a business front. In all actuality it’s a drug distribution center. And the State Police go there often to meet with them.