Oscar Alcantara Gonzalez, also knwon as “Mosquito”, who was part of a criminal network responsible for drug trafficking and money laundering, which operated in Quito and Bogotá, was arrested in Quito during a police control named Royal Court which took place in the streets of Diego Vásquez and Manuel Córdova. During his arrest, police seized 225 thousand dollars and 24 kilos of drugs.
The organization managed by “Mosquito” and his brother César González Díaz, “Homer”, identified as La Cordillera, and had the control of drug trafficking in a sector of Bogota called the Bronx. The sale of drugs in the Bronx generated approximately $40 thousand per day, while in Ecuador they let winnings of $ 600 thousand per month.
José Serrano, Minister of the Interior, said that Alcantara would have entered Ecuador three years ago, and that the activity performed by “La Cordillera”, facilitted in Ecuador with the illegal entry of “Mosquito”.
Business was centralized in the South of Quito, from where it was distributed the drug for sale in different sites, John Jairo Vasco Lopez, alias “Nico”, was who was in command in Ecuador.
Due to the support of Alcántara, and his brother, the organization took force in the terms of the sale of narcotics in Quito, especially in the sectors of two bridges, San Roque and La Mariscal. The band was in control of the area through the killing of people, since these allowed him to gain territory, and thus sell more psychotropic substances.