Baja state police turn down $240,000 bribe during arrest

Authorities resist bribe from suspects who allegedly made death threats

Baja California state police arrested two suspects in Tijuana with a large amount of United States currency, on Saturday, June 15, after responding to a citizen complaint. Officers checked on a residence after a citizen called authorities to report a death threat. Two suspects were arrested at the home in possession with two backpacks full of cash. According to state authorities, the suspects, Juan Manuel De Alba Fonseca and Israel Mejía García, attempted to bribe authorities with the $240,00 they had in their possession.

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This IS news. Who are these honest Tijuana Policemen?

If their names come out, they're dead. So for the live of God, commend them quietly. Oh and by the way, muy bien hecho muchachos. Now that makes a paisano proud to be!

The state and municipal police have vetted and performed very well as of late.

The first 4 months of 2013 the municipal police recorded 222 failed bribe attempts. http://www.sandiegoreader.com/weblogs...

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