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Monday, April 15, 2013

Drug Suspect Out on Bail Wanted by Interpol

Ahhhhh - and one wonders why SOOOO MANY people are feeling SOOOOO UNsafe!!  WHY on EARTH would a judge let an "alleged" major drug smuggler out on bail that has NO "address"????  Do YOU feel more "safe" knowing more criminals are out wandering YOUR streets around Costa Rica??
(sorry it doesn't totally make sense but it was translated via translate.google.com)

Drug Suspect freed after paid bailed out -
now sought by Interpol

The suspect of smuggling nearly a ton of marijuana and legitimizing 60 million colones is Osmar Ruadán Nicaraguan Valerio Zamora, who was released after posting bail of 3 million colones.
The incident occurred in 2012 when Zamora and six subjects were caught with drugs near Uvita Island, off the coast Limon. Today everyone involved with this shipment comply sentence for international drug trafficking.
Authorities are also looking for the wife of alleged drug.
Authorities are also looking for the wife of alleged drug.
But in the case of Zamora, after payment of bail ordered by a judge, he was released without so far have information on his whereabouts.
The Judicial Inspectorate of the Supreme Court appreciates this case to determine whether to initiate an investigation against the judge vacated the suspect to smuggle a ton of marijuana, which apparently came from Jamaica.
It was turned international arrest order for this suspect and against his wife, Zúñiga Ivannia Araya, who investigated for money laundering.
A financial study done by the Money Laundering Unit, revealed that there are significant movements between the couple to ¢ 60 million, supposedly from a soda product and lavacar located in downtown Limon.
However, the police claims that this is not consistent with the amount of money received by the business and what they report to the Treasury. 
Stock Image (illustrative photo)
Stock Image (illustrative photo)

The director of the OIJ, Francisco Segura said that are respectful of the decisions of the judges but sometimes they should value economic capabilities that have a suspect to abscond.
"It is the only case in which we had to stop a person with a drug shipment to have fixed address and leave it free and impose precautionary measures and you see what can happen," said Segura.
Eduardo Barboza, fugitive lawyer, said his client had a fixed address work and why the judge ruled that he could release him in exchange for bail.
"Actually I have no knowledge where he is right now," said Barboza.


Sospechoso de narcotráfico pagó fianza para salir libre y ahora lo busca la INTERPOL

El sospechoso de traficar casi una tonelada de marihuana y de legitimar unos 60 millones de colones es el nicaragüense Ruadán Osmar Zamora Valerio, quien quedó en libertad tras pagar una fianza de 3 millones de colones.

Los hechos ocurrieron en el 2012 cuando Zamora y otros seis sujetos fueron sorprendidos con la droga cerca de la Isla Uvita, frente a las costas limonenses. Hoy todos los involucrados con ese cargamento cumplen sentencia por tráfico internacional de drogas. 

Las autoridades también buscan a la esposa de supuesto narcotraficante.
Pero en el caso de Zamora, tras el pago de la fianza ordenada por una jueza, salió en libertad sin que hasta ahora se tenga información sobre su paradero.

La Inspección Judicial de la Corte Suprema de Justicia valora este caso para determinar si inician una investigación contra la jueza que dejó libre al sospechoso de traficar una tonelada de marihuana la cual, aparentemente, venía desde Jamaica.

Ya fue girada una orden de captura internacional para este sospechoso así como contra su esposa, Ivannia Zúñiga Araya, a quien investigan por legitimación de capitales.

Un estudio financiero hecho por la Unidad de Lavado de Dinero, reveló que existen importantes movimientos entre la pareja de hasta ¢60 millones, producto supuestamente de una soda y un lavacar ubicados en el centro de Limón.

Sin embargo, la policía alega que no es congruente esa cantidad de dinero con lo que percibe el negocio y lo que ellos reportan al fisco. 

El director del OIJ, Francisco Segura, indicó que son respetuosos de las decisiones de los jueces pero que, en ocasiones, éstos deberían valorar las capacidades económicas que tiene un sospechoso para darse a la fuga.
“No es el único caso que hemos tenido en que se detiene a una persona con un cargamento de droga y por tener arraigo domiciliar lo dejan libre y le imponen medidas cautelares y ya vemos lo que puede ocurrir”, explicó Segura.

Eduardo Barboza, abogado del fugitivo, explicó que su cliente contaba con trabajo y domicilio fijo razón por la cual la jueza determinó que podía dejarlo libre a cambio de pagar una fianza.

“La verdad no tengo conocimiento dónde está él en este momento”, añadió Barboza.


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