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Police arrest male wanted for extortion in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — The Office of the Attorney General of the State of Quintana Roo reports the arrest of a male subject who has been charged with the crime of extortion.

The FGE says investigative police officers captured Jair A, charged with the crime of extortion. Police officers took him into custody due to an arrest warrant issued by a judge in the municipality of Solidaridad.

The judicial instruction was issued by the court after prosecutors confirmed that the now accused was involved in events that occurred in November 2019, where he apparently demanded that the employee of a commercial premises pay him 10,000 pesos, while threatening him with a firearm.

Likewise, the ministerial authority has a record that the detainee is also being investigated for the crimes of sexual abuse and family violence. Jair A” was detained in the municipality of Othón P. Blanco and transferred to Playa del Carmen.