Who was “El Pirata”, leader of Los Salazar, the armed wing of the Sinaloa Cartel in Sonora

The criminal died during dragging due to a mechanical failure (special)

On the afternoon of Friday the 25th, a racing car overturned at the Hermosillo, Sonora racetrack. Illegal “dragging” was taking place within the venue and one of the cars had a parental mechanical failure while traveling at considerable speed.

“El Pirata”, alleged leader of Los Salazar, died after an accident in Hermosillo

According to the authorities, he died in an accident and had an arrest warrant against him.

According to witnesses to the events, interviewed by the EFE news agency, the dragster it never stopped and crashed into the retaining wall at the end of the runway, killing the driver. The video in which the accident is seen was shared by the Sonora State Attorney General’s Office.

The subject arrived seriously injured at clinic 14 of the Mexican Institute of Social Security where he registered with the name of Efren Saul Yocupicio Colorado. However, when he died and the investigation began, it was possible to know his real identity, in addition to the fact that among his clothes they found a gun.

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It was about Jesus Francisco Sarrazin Lorhknown as The piratepointed out by authorities, security reports and sites specialized in drug trafficking issues as the head of the criminal group The Salazarsin addition to being one of the priority objectives of the state government and had an arrest warrant for kidnapping.

The criminal group is one of the armed arms of the Sinaloa cartel created in 2005 to face the group Square and with the armed wing of the Juárez Cartel, The line.

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The members of said cell are involved in the planting, production and transfer of drugs to Arizona, United States, as well as the trafficking of migrants for the Sinaloa cartel.

The criminal organization was headed by Adam Salazar Zamoranoalias Don Adamwho was one of the operators and lieutenants of Joaquín El Chapo Guzman, along with his children, jesus alfredo The doll Y Adam The Indian Salazar.

Under the command of The doll They were Jesus Adahir Salazar del Villar, The aztec Y The piratewho took the reins in the operations after the arrest of Jesús Alfredo Salazar in 2012.


Although not much is known about Sarrazín Lohr, according to a corrido composed by Egardo Nuñez, I am the pirate, was in charge of the Huatabampo plaza. In the same way, he highlights his taste for bets and high-speed driving.

“It’s the adrenaline that changes my nerves, if I’m behind the wheel or just blaring a horn”points out one of Nuñez’s verses.

Sarrazín Lorh was a cousin of Edgar Alonso Villegas Sarrazinalias The H identified as head of hitmen of the criminal group in Hermosillo.

Villegas Sarrazín suffered a worse fate than The piratesince he was assassinated in July 2020 inside a hairdresser with three shots to the head by a hitman who escaped from the place despite the police presence on the scene.

Edgar Alonso Villegas Sarrazin,
Edgar Alonso Villegas Sarrazin, “El H”, was executed inside a barbershop in Sonora (Photo: Twitter/ LPueblo2)

Local media indicated that the execution would have been done as a reckoning for the execution of four people, including Elizaldo Bournes González, alias “El Flaco” and his brother Eleazar, alleged lieutenants of the criminal group The line.

However, his identity was released until December 2021 when The pirate was exposed as one of the generators of violence in the state in narcomantas placed in Guaymas, Obregón and Hermosillopresumably deployed by the group Squarewhere state officials were linked to members of Los Salazar.

The name and photo of Jesús Francisco appeared with the names of Jesus Adahir Salazar del Villar, The aztec, Y Luis Alfonso Encinas Bejarano, the nose either little deerwho would be under the command of The doll.

Similarly, they followed orders from Crispín Salazar Zamorano, brother of the founder of Los Salazar. A Sedena report points to José Luis Yocupicio, who is also known as The Luisito either The Napoleonas the current leader of the group.


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