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Note: interesting this one, no money, no weapons, and moved to

Captured "El Ramy" arms supplier "El Chapo"
the Editor
December 31, 2011 · 5 Comments

MEXICO, D.F. (approved) .- Ramiro Rendon Rivera, El Ramy, allegedly
linked to the manufacture and introduction into the country of guns
and ammunition, was arrested yesterday by Federal Police (PF) in
Culiacan, Sinaloa, said the federal Public Security Secretariat (SSP).

Reliance said in a statement that the detainee worked for the Pacific
cartel, and has begun a preliminary investigation in the Office of
Special Investigations into Organized Crime (OFDI).

The SSP said that Rendon Rivera, 45, was located near the boulevard
Félix Enrique Castro, Humaya Infonavit in the colony, where an
operation was performed to achieve his capture.

After his arrest, the feds took from him a cell phone, a wallet, two
credit cards, different documents, two sets of keys and 900 pesos in
national currency, said dependency.

He noted that pursuant to the warrant drawn by a judge in Criminal
Proceedings, El Ramy, a native of Sinaloa, was transferred to the
facilities of the Federal Social Rehabilitation Number Three
"Northeast" in the ejido Santa Adelaida, in Tamaulipas , which will
be available to the judicial authority.

Note: Updated Arms World news

Finland to Widen Missile Shipment Inquiry: Customs
Published: 30 Dec 2011 10:50

HELSINKI - Finland wants to widen an inquiry into the illegal transit
of 69 Patriot missiles through its territory aboard a regular
merchant vessel, Finnish customs said Dec. 30.

Two Ukrainians - the ship's captain and the first mate - remained in
Finland and were subject to a travel ban during the ongoing

"Next week ... we will want to hear more suspects or persons of
interest in the case. It is possible there may be others of
interest," the head of the Finnish customs anti-crime unit, Petri
Lounatmaa, told AFP.

The surface-to-air missiles, produced by U.S. firm Raytheon, were
discovered last week on the British-registered Thor Liberty docked in
the southeastern Finnish port of Kotka and bound for the Chinese port
city of Shanghai, according to Finnish police. Finnish customs are
investigating the case as one of illegal export of defense material.

Lounatmaa said customs and police investigators had "been in contact
with several countries" and the information gathered would help them
"focus ... investigations in the right direction."

He declined to provide any details on the nature of the information
received, noting only that some of it had come in the form of
intelligence briefs.

More official information would be needed as evidence if the case
goes to criminal proceedings, he said.

Last week, a German defense ministry spokesman said the missiles came
from the German military and were destined for South Korea, not
China. He said it was a "legal sale on the basis of an accord between
two states at the government level" and that export authorizations
were in order.

However, a senior Finnish defense ministry official said Finland had
not received any transit license application for the missiles from

On Dec. 26, Finnish transport safety officials cleared the Thor
Liberty to leave Finland, after the missiles and most of the cargo of
150 tons of explosives had been unloaded from the vessel.

However, the vessel remained grounded by the travel ban on its first

Capturan a "El Ramy", surtidor de armas de "El Chapo"
La Redacción
31 de diciembre de 2011 · 5 Comentarios

MÉXICO, D.F. (apro).- Ramiro Rendón Rivera, El Ramy, presuntamente
vinculado con la fabricación e introducción al país de armas de fuego
y municiones, fue detenido ayer por la Policía Federal (PF) en
Culiacán, Sinaloa, informó la Secretaría de Seguridad Pública federal

La dependencia agregó en un comunicado que el detenido trabajaba para
el cártel del Pacífico, y que cuenta con una averiguación previa
iniciada en la Subprocuraduría de Investigación Especializada en
Delincuencia Organizada (Siedo).

La SSP explicó que Rendón Rivera, de 45 años, fue ubicado en las
inmediaciones del bulevar Enrique Félix Castro, en la colonia
Infonavit Humaya, donde se realizó un operativo para lograr su captura.

Tras ser detenido, los federales le aseguraron un teléfono celular,
una cartera, dos tarjetas bancarias, documentación diversa, dos
juegos de llaves y 900 pesos en moneda nacional, señaló la dependencia.

Indicó que en cumplimiento a la orden de aprehensión girada por un
juez en materia de Procesos Penales, El Ramy –originario de Sinaloa–
fue trasladado a las instalaciones del Centro Federal de Readaptación
Social Número Tres "Noreste" en el ejido Santa Adelaida, en
Tamaulipas, donde quedará a disposición de la autoridad judicial.

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