Monday, April 28, 2014

Solorio, Mayor From Lazaro Cardenas Arrested For Corruption In Michoacan

Arquímides Oseguera Solorio

Solorio tied to the Caballeros Templarios Cartel.

By H. Nelson Goodson
April 28, 2014

Lázaro, Cárdenas, Michoacan, Mexico - On Monday, Mayor Arquímides Oseguera Solorio from the municipality of Lázaro Cárdenas was taken in custody by law enforcement officials from the State Attorney's Office from Michoacan. Solorio is accused of having ties with the leadership of the Caballeros Templarios Cartel and allegedly was involved in kidnappings and extortions, according to the initial investigation by state authorities and Alfredo Castillo Cervantes, the State of Michoacan Security Commissioner. 
Solorio was elected as Mayor on April 13 under the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD). He was taken to the Mexican federal attorney's office of organized crime and delinquency investigation bureau for questioning concerning the alleged crimes against Solorio.

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