The criminal web of Walter Arizala, alias Guacho, was woven from the northern border in San Lorenzo, Esmeraldas, to Guayaquil in Guayas.
At least that is clear from the investigations launched by the Office of the Prosecutor in the case of the destruction produced with a car bomb to the police station in San Lorenzo on January 27.
Miguel Canticú Caicedo was arrested on Calle 25 and L of Guayaquil. He is one of the suspects to participate in the attack. In his version he indicated that he was asleep when the uniformed people entered his home. He was then taken to the detachment of the Special Operations Group and taken on a plane to Esmeraldas, where he was charged with organized crime and terrorism.
Canticú, alias Guaraña, said he is a professional driver domiciled in Tululbí, Ricaurte, San Lorenzo. In the Main Port, the place where he lived at that time was one of the 20 raids in the early morning of March 16.
That day the operation was completed in Mataje, Ricaurte, San Lorenzo and Esmeraldas. In those sectors were detected real estate that the suspects frequented.
As detailed on page 658 of the tax file, alias Guacho, identified as front leader Oliver Sinisterra and who is attributed no less than 10 attacks and kidnappings in the area, interspersed his visits in four places.
One of them is located in Mataje, Nuevo Mataje sector. It is a yellow house with tomato-colored stripes, reinforced concrete, with two floors. Another property located in the corner of the main entrance of Tululbí, Ricaurte, is a house of mixed construction of two plants with roof of zinc, of cream color, with a white stripe. The other property is a farm with difficult access with three houses of mixed construction (cement and wood) in the same parish Ricaurte. Finally the intelligence work of the police found a fourth place that Guacho frequented, also in Mataje. It is a house of mixed construction green with purple.
At least nine individuals were identified as their collaborators and were neighbors in the sectors that Guacho frequented. The record includes other attacks in Borbón, Alto Tambo, Mataje, Quinindé. In Santo Domingo he was arrested in April alias Amarillo. According to the police, he was Guacho’s trusted man. The suspect presented himself as a prosperous merchant. (I)