In the early hours of this Wednesday, EL HERALDO learned through a source from the Gaula of the National Police that Ober Ricardo Martínez Gutiérrez, alias el Negro Ober, the criminal most wanted by the authorities in the Atlantic, was captured in the municipality of Melgar, from Tolima.
The arrest of the aforementioned criminal occurred 21 days after this publishing house revealed in scoop, on September 22, some audios that revealed the criminal alliance between several criminals to revive ‘Los Rastrojos Costeños’. Your plan? extort, intimidate and attempt against public transport companies and their drivers in Barranquilla and its metropolitan area.
Regarding this, the authorities spoke that there were four leaders who had orchestrated this plan: Tommy Joel Zerpa Brito, aka Tommy Massacre; Juan Manuel Borré Barreto, alias Javier; Victor Carlos Pérez de Alba, aka the Evil Machine; and Ober Ricardo Martínez Gutiérrez, alias el Negro Ober; and they mentioned the presence of an interlocutor.
After the publication of the recordings, a series of acts against ‘Los Rastrojos Costeños’ were reducing the organization until, according to the authorities, they were dismantled.