Tag archive for ‘Police’
By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Researchers investigate alleged use of torture by Yucatan police agencies (Part 2)

Here is Part Two of the research carried out by the Human Rights Department of the UADY on the alleged torture cases in recent years in the State Police Department (SSP), from the newspaper La Jornada Maya… To More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Beware what you read on social media, it could be fake news

On Wednesday Dec. 6, the FALSE information of 50 corpses found on a Cancun beach terrified people in social networks… CANCUN –  According to Novedades Quintana Roo newspaper, the image of several dead bodies More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

28 Cancun cops being investigated for crime links

CANCUN — More than two dozen Cancun police officers are under investigation for possibly playing a role in organized crime, reports riviera-maya-news.com. Approximately 28 members of the Municipal Secretariat More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Yucatan’s new anti-corruption prosecutor vows to root out graft

The new official asknowledges that he will have to start from scratch his anti-corruption team… MERIDA – The first deputy prosecutor of what will be the State Anti-corruption System of Yucatan, José Enrique More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 24th, 2017

Merida ATM gang suspects hire 15 defense lawyers

The stolen ATM reportedly contained more than $867,000 pesos, but the police recovered only $132,000 pesos… MERIDA – The second judge of control Luis Mugarte Guerrero charged the five individuals who allegedly More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Citizen police try to help keep Merida one of Mexico’s safest cities

MERIDA — Mérida is one of the safest cities in Mexico, according to official crime figures, and residents of the Yucatán capital are determined to keep it that way.  The number of neighborhood police committees More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Police recover six stolen cars used by supposed Uber ‘drivers’

The vehicles were leased to provide personal transport service through online platforms, but the “drivers” used them to commit crimes… MERIDA — Members of the State Investigation Police (PEI) of More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Police officers charged with killing two Americans on Coahuila highway

MEXICO CITY — The Associated Press reports two Mexican police officers have been charged with fatally shooting a U.S. citizen and a U.S. legal resident at a highway checkpoint near Saltillo in the northern border More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017

Severed head and dismembered body placed on Cancun doorstep

The victim’s head was placed on a doorstep, and the perpetrators left a message written on cardboard in front of a house in Region 231…. CANCUN — The dismembered body of a man was left at the More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Merida Police Department faces corruption troubles

An investigation reportedly revealed a commander who allegedly accepted payoffs to release criminals… MERIDA — According to La Verdad newspaper, the imminent dismissal of the deputy director of Public More...