Facebook helps Mexican police catch shooting suspect

According to the Mexican media, a post made on the social networking site, Facebook helped lead authorities to the main suspect in the shooting of the footballer Salvador Cabanas. In January 2010 the Paraguayan footballer took a bathroom break at a bar in Mexico. Whilst he was in there a gunman opened fire and Cabana was left with a bullet in the head. He survived the shooting but surgeons were unable to remove the bullet.


Police had a suspect in mind, Jose Jorge Balderas Garza, aka JJ, but no idea where to find him. He had been in hiding for over a year where he was organizing the distribution of 60 to 70 kilos of cocaine every month. With the profit he arranged more drugs to be bought and coordinated the sale of arms. The police knew he was in a relationship with a Columbian model, possible accomplice, and participant in the Miss Antioquia 2008 competition, Juliana Sossa.

The slip up came when the profile page of Sossa revlealed her location as Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico City. Once police were notified by Facebook users they advanced into the area. Garza was arrested last week in the Mexican City, according to Ramón Eduardo Small, head of the Drug Enforcement Division. In total six were arrested including his girlfriend.

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Another woman did somethig stupid and got her BF busted. if you know your BF is a criminal, why would you be on Facebook? Do females even have a brain? And she isn't even blonde. So much for only blondes are stupid. It has nothing to do with haircolor, its the gender.

Gladiatorus said,
Did he run out of bribe money?

Yes he did. The Mexican government sells out to drug lords, you can even call it some sort of prostitute. And I am a mexican citizen so I know what kind of mess is over here, it's like living in the world of Mad Max.

Alberto_R2 said,

Yes he did. The Mexican government sells out to drug lords, you can even call it some sort of prostitute. And I am a mexican citizen so I know what kind of mess is over here, it's like living in the world of Mad Max.
Ahora hay que ver cuánto se tarda algún juez en sacarlo por "falta de pruebas"...

Now we'll have to see how long does it take to a judge to release him due to "insuficient evidence"...

Money really talks

And some say data privacy don't matter, eh? That shows how important it is to lock down your pribay settings. Fix your privacy settings or get busted. Yay.

Breach said,
And some say data privacy don't matter, eh? That shows how important it is to lock down your pribay settings. Fix your privacy settings or get busted. Yay.

your a retard for putting info like that on a website everyone can visit/see.
Here in The Netherlands, the police have been using facebook, youtube and the sorts for a few years now, even a special squad that hunts people down on the internet. And yet people here keep uploading criminal offensive materials to the internet ~.~

either dont be a criminal, or dont be a retard when you put incriminating data on the web

heh. well she better hope they keep her there and don't let her off easy, as she was the reason they all got caught... Im sure theres some bitter people outside the 6 person ring....