Sunday 26 September 2021

Who is the Tico narco leader that Panama will soon deliver to the United States?

Juan Carlos Arias Leiva is wanted in the United States for international drug trafficking

Paying the bills


Government will buy one million more covid vaccines for children and third doses in 2022

QCOSTARICA - The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado,...

Don’t forget the vehicular restrictions

QCOSTARICA - If you are out and about this...

UNA epidemiologist: “We are not better, we are less worse”

QCOSTARICA - The fact that the number of infections...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction September 26: “ODD” ending plates CANNOT circulate

QCOSTARICA - For today, Sunday, September 26, vehicles with...

Canadian airlines will start flying back to Costa Rica on October 2

QCOSTARICA - Four Canadian airlines will resume their flights...

8-year-old boy dies abruptly of covid-19

QCOSTARICA - An eight-year-old boy who had no risk...

Vaccinations face unfounded fears over AstraZeneca dosages

QCOSTARICA - The goal of immunizing 500,000 people over...
Paying the bills


Meet Carlos Arias Leiva, aka Pellejo, the Tico (Costa Rican) narco that the International Police (Interpol) in Panama, who was wanted by the United States because he frequently sent there large shipments of cocaine from Costa Rica via Mexico.

Juan Carlos Arias Leiva

Arias is linked on Costa Rican soil to an international drug trafficking organization operating out of the Golfito area, using speedboats for the arrival of drug charges from Colombia.

- Advertisement - reports that confidential information they received indicates that Arias subsequently used a minibus with hidden compartments to hide the cocaine and that way he moved it to Guanacaste, where he had clandestine airstrip to take fly the drugs to Mexico.

Under that method, Arias Leiva became the main link between Colombian and Mexican cartels for the transfer of drugs from the South American and to the United States.

Juan Carlos Arias Leiva in custody of Panamanian authorities and Interpol

Arias was captured near the border of Paso Canoas, but in Panamanian territory, after an intervention made by the Subdirectorate of Judicial Investigation of Chiriquí, who immediately coordinated with Interpol for a joint deployment after confirming the warrant by the Eastern District of Texas for conspiracy of drug trafficking.

The National Registry records show that Arias is president of the Dojialejuk S.A., along with his wife of 29 years, and in which they own 2 minibuses and a couple of properties in Correrenas de Puntarenas, specifically in Laurel, where he was a resident.

Following the arrest, Panamanian authorities immediately began the extradition process of the Tico to the United States, where he will face justice.

- Advertisement -


- Advertisement -
Paying the bills

Related Articles

Tico arrested in Nicaragua with 35 kg of cocaine

HQ - The Nicaraguan National Police reported the arrest of a...

US State Dept. providing drones, training to Costa Rica’s anti-drug effort

The U.S. State Department says it plans on supplying Skydio drones...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.