Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. – The main responsible of the drug cartel and money laundering dismantled by the Attorney General’s Office, with the cooperation of the US DEA and the FBI, would have been notified of the operations that were carried out yesterday in 50 businesses, apartments and nightclubs of Dominican Republic.
According to data obtained by El Nacional, the head of the cartel, César Emilio Peralta (César El Abusador), left the country last week with his family and several collaborators.
The results of the investigation that began in the United States were delivered to the Dominican authorities on July 18 of this year, personally by the DEA director, Uttam Dhillon, during a visit to the country.
Days later, César Emilio Peralta, always according to the source, was informed of the interest of the United States in his arrest, but it would have been last week when he confirmed the existence of several search warrants to several of his businesses and his apartment.
“César the abuser was notified and informed by an influential person, who tries to determine whether military or civil, of all the actions that the law would take against him, and it was learned that that person also recommended leaving the Dominican territory immediately” , the source insisted.
Several officials from the National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD), as well as personnel linked to the Public Prosecutor’s Office, have been interrogated for the leakage of information since yesterday.
When offering the details of the operation, the Attorney General of the Republic, Jean Alain Rodríguez, informed that they had requested and received during the investigation the cooperation of the Government of the United States. He explained that they held several planning meetings, outside and within the Dominican Republic with the DEA and the FBI, as well as with agents of the Special Division of Transnational Organized Crime Investigation of the United States. UU.
Yesterday afternoon he was arrested in La Vega René Gómez, who according to an official source, last night signed his extradition order, so that in the next few hours he could be sent to the United States.
While this morning they were arrested in an apartment in San Francisco de Macorís, Baltazar Mena, who is also requested in extradition by the United States, and Edward Núñez, who accompanied him and that the authorities presume belongs to the band of César the abuser.
The same source indicates that five days ago in the Office of Permanent Attention of the National District the orders for search were made against apartments, commercial squares, discotheques and other property owned by Peralta.
The United States revealed that the actions against the network of César the abuser were promoted from that nation by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury of the United States, who classified him as an important foreign drug trafficker, in accordance with the so-called Kingpin Law .
That organization called the network with the name “The Peralta Organization of Drug Trafficking (Peralta DTO).
“All the assets of that network are of interest to the United States. The network is made up of eight other Dominicans who acted for or on behalf of César the abuser, ”says the US document.
Among those identified by the Attorney General’s Office as members of the César cartel, the abuser are Ramón Antonio del Rosario Puente (Toño Leña), Kelvin Enrique Fernández Flaquer (Cotto), involved in the network led by Puerto Rican boss David Figueroa Agosto.
Others are Boanerges Sánchez Nolasco (Warnel), the artistic promoter Yadher Rafael Jáquez Araujo (Jaque Mate); Carlos Ariel Fernández Concepción, a former Dominican military officer who served as promoter of the nightclubs owned by the abuser.
They also point to Bernardo Antonio Valdez García (Papi Cris), Nathanael Castro Cordero, Jhonan Alexander Martínez Ureña.
When the head of the DEA came to the country last month to meet with attorney Rodríguez and the president of the DNCD, Vice Admiral Félix Alburquerque Comprés, he was accompanied by the advisers of the US anti-drug agency Robin Thierman and Hayley Conklin, as well as Apolonio Collazo , deputy director of the DEA for the Caribbean region.