Alias ​​'Yellow' falls: the feared 'invisible' drug trafficker, associated with the Clan del Golfo, was being 'hunted' by the intelligence of the National Navy, the CTI and the DEA

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He led an organization that had the capacity to ship up to three tons of cocaine hydrochloride to the United States and Central America

Alias ​​‘Yellow’ falls: the feared ‘invisible’ drug trafficker, associated with the Gulf Clan, was ‘hunting’ by intelligence of the National Navy, the CTI and the DEA

Alias ​​Amarillo, invisible drug trafficker captured by the National Navy

For a year, seizures of cocaine hydrochloride on the coast of the Urabá, Antioquia, led to a partner organization of the Clan del Golfo, led by an unknown individual who goes by the alias 'Yellow' and was captured this weekend in Medellín.

Rear Admiral Hernando Mattos Dager, commander of the Caribbean Naval Force, explained to Infobae that this man moved stealthily through several cities in the country, with a small security scheme, the profile of the so-called drug traffickers invisible.

The National Navy, after the seizures, began the investigations that led to establishing the operation of the network, its members and structure. Intelligence information that was reported to the CTI of the Attorney General's Office and with the support of the DEA Drug Control Administration, to achieve the capture of what would be the leader of the criminal organization.

The capture occurred in Medellín, apparently where alias “Yellow” came to visit relatives and stayed in an apartment that would be his property. The agents followed his steps until the subject left the house to a shopping center and, upon leaving, he was intercepted by officials from the Prosecutor's Office and members of the Navy's special forces.

The National Navy and the CTI of the Prosecutor's Office managed to capture alias Amarillo, a drug trafficker associated with the Clan del Golfo, outside a shopping center in Medellín

This became the first capture of an “invisible drug trafficker” by the National Navy, who continued to support subsequent investigations to prevent information leaks. It would be a high value character who is required by the United States Court of the Southern District of Florida, to be extradited for the crimes of drug trafficking and money laundering.

The information of the Colombian naval force indicates that alias Amarillo, 40, would be in charge of the logistical and financial subsystem of a drug trafficking structure that commits crimes in the Caribbean Coast, the United States and Europe, linked to the Organized Armed Group “Clan del Golfo”.

For six years, this man has been behind the financing of the shipment of cocaine hydrochloride from the municipality of Turbo, in Antioquia, to take the shipments to Central America and the United States. The information indicates that they had the capacity to send three tons of alkaloid per month that was transported in speedboats.

“With this capture, it is possible to impact the finances of the Organized Criminal Groups and the Organized Armed Group “Clan del Golfo”. As well as safeguarding the human security of peasants and young people, freeing them from the chains of drug trafficking in which they find themselves immersed, driven by the recruitment activities of these multi-crime organizations outside the law,” said the institution.Alias ​​‘Amarillo’ falls: the feared ‘invisible’ drug trafficker, associated with the Gulf Clan, was ‘hunting’ by intelligence of the National Navy, the CTI and the DEA

Alias ​​Amarillo, invisible drug trafficker captured by the National Navy

In February 2022, the National Army deployed Operation Cóndor in the village of El Socorro, in the municipality of Ituango, in Antioquia, with the aim of affecting the structures of the Clan del Golfo after the capture of the top leader of that organization. , Dairo Antonio Úsuga, alias Otoniel.

According to the then Minister of Defense, Diego Molano, at that time, the operation at that point in the department was directed at the structure of alias ' Amarillo', which led to the death of nine suspected criminals. This leader was accused of massive displacements in the region and activities associated with drug trafficking.

At that time the authorities pointed to him as a stronghold of the Clan del Golfo structure, which maintained a low profile, but he directed a powerful criminal structure that controlled part of the drug trafficking in lower Cauca, Antioquia, which apparently was called the Rubén Darío Ávila Martínez front.

His name is still withheld while the Technical Investigation Corps advances the prosecution and verification of the captured subject.

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