Located in the colonypumites», in the Empalme Graneros district, the house of the 11-year-old boy murdered he became the center of a drug dispute in Rosario. It is that after a group of neighbors protested against the insecurity and destroyed several houses denounced as drug bunkers, the narcotics They threatened people in the neighborhood. In this context, members of the Santa Fe police and federal security forces guard the homes of relatives of Maximum “Max” Manage.
This was confirmed by the Santa Fe Minister of Security, Claudio Brilloniwho went around the place and maintained that there are three houses, that they were already protected by the provincial police and that since yesterday, with the arrival of 50 gendarmes in this neighborhood, the two forces are in charge to ensure the protection of familiars.
“Obviously the neighbor is afraid that we leave, we are responsible for what happens, that’s why we assume the commitment to stay as long as necessary and appropriate, to obtain the tranquility that this neighborhood needs” , Minister Brilloni said in statements. to the press, during the tour of “Los Pumitas”.
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Now the first consequences of this attack on the family are beginning to be felt after the prosecutor María de los Ángeles Granato charged Juan José Villazón and Claudia del Carmen Campos, father of the drug syndicate of “Los Pumitas” Cristian, with preventive detention for two years. “Salteño” Villazón, precisely because of the threats against those close to Gerez.
As reconstructed by the professional, on the very day of the crime, Sunday March 5, the couple threatened the relatives of the victim “in order to sow fear”. In addition to these facts, the prosecutor accused them of possession of a .22 pistol and 15 .38 caliber cartridges seized during their arrest.
In turn, a young man identified as Walter Segovia was charged at the same hearing, arrested Monday at the same time as the parents of “Salteño”, but for previous crimes, detailed judicial sources.
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Regarding threats against residents, the Santa Fe Public Prosecutor’s Office (MPA) has identified a 19-year-old boy – whose acronym is ULE – as the author of a video in which, his face covered with a mask, he exhibits a revolver and a bullet magazine, while threatening to “give all the lead” to those who do not return the objects that were taken from these houses demolished by neighbors the day after the crime of “Maxi”.
The death of “Maxi” Gerez was the straw that broke the camel’s back in the neighborhood and demonstrated the neighbors’ fatigue of living in constant insecurity. This morning of March 5, the boy was left in the middle of a shootout by a drug gang that targeted members of a rival gang. In this same event, three cousins of “Maxi” aged 2, 13 and 14 were also shot.
At the moment, in the context of the case, there are six detainees, including two brothers named Castillo suspected of having fired the shots, while the prosecutor believes that there are two prisoners of the prison of Piñero who could be linked, therefore ordered to descend flag 9.
In this place, the cell occupied by Alex Ibáñez, alias “Araña”, a young man sentenced to 3 years and 6 months in prison for receiving a weapon used in the murder of a teenager in 2020, was searched.