New prosecutors are appointed for Tijuana, Mexicali, Ensenada, Tecate and Rosarito


Tijuana.- The Attorney General of the State, María Elena Andrade Ramírez, took oath today to the new regional prosecutors of Tijuana, Mexicali, Ensenada, Tecate and Playas de Rosarito, to whom she expressed “the assignment you are going to receive is complicated, here it is “It will require institutionality, loyalty, work towards the community, attention to the public.”

These are Rubén Alfredo Maximiliano Ramos Jiménez as regional prosecutor of Tijuana, Rafael Cervantes Sánchez as regional prosecutor of Mexicali, Gracielo Cebreros Millán as regional prosecutor of Ensenada, Genaro Adrián Guzmán García as regional prosecutor of Tecate and Arturo Mandujano Quezada as regional prosecutor of Playas from Rosarito.

Among the new heads of the Prosecutor’s Office there are profiles with experience within the institution and others who are just about to start.

For example, while Ramos Jiménez served as regional prosecutor of Ensenada prior to this appointment, Mandujano Quezada is new to the institution with his most recent work as advisor to Congresswoman Rosa García Zamarripa in the Baja California Congress.

“We have some colleagues, some acquaintances, old acquaintances from the Prosecutor’s Office, some who have not participated in the administration of the State Prosecutor’s Office, however they have worked in the Attorney General’s Office of the Republic, people who have shown that they have a good treatment towards the people and who also know how to work on issues of proportion of justice,” said the central prosecutor, Rafael Orozco Vargas.

Orozco Vargas assured that “in the Prosecutor’s Office, in this administration, the appropriate treatment of citizens will be prioritized.

We know that we have all demanded changes that are denoted, changes that have an effect on the citizens and I believe that today we are going to take the first step to comply with that fair demand of the citizens.”

While the attorney general, María Elena Andrade Ramírez, explained that today’s appointments are the first of several changes that will be made gradually as part of her term, after assuming office in August of this year.

Regarding the new owners, she assured “all of them have already been evaluated by the trust system, in addition to the evaluation in the community.”

The official added that the four regional prosecutors “have extensive experience in investigation and in law enforcement careers and other related areas.”

The head of the FGE reminded them that in their new positions, “you are the representatives of the State Attorney General in each municipality and your work is 24/7, justice cannot be worked from 8:00 to 4:00 the afternoon, it is constant work.”

For this reason, he instructed them to address “also avoid issues of corruption, zero tolerance, from now on I tell you, zero tolerance for this Prosecutor’s Office, acts of corruption or requesting some type of gift from the citizen or lawyer to process a case, it is not will allow.”

The president of the State Federation of Colleges, Bars and Associations of Lawyers of Baja California (FEDABO), Hassan Martín Franco Ruiz, and the deputy president of the Security Commission in the State Congress, were witnesses of honor at the swearing-in ceremony.

Also present were the central prosecutor, Rafael Orozco Vargas; Juan Carlos Buenrostro, Cabinet Coordinator of the State Attorney General’s Office; the commissioner of the State Investigation Agency, Cristóbal Ruiz León and the head of the Inspectorate and Comptroller’s Office of this Prosecutor’s Office, José Antonio Lozano Blancas.

As for Rafael Cervantes Sánchez, Regional Prosecutor of Mexicali, he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Autonomous University of Baja California.

As part of his professional career, since July 2009 he has participated in the FGE, formerly the State Attorney General’s Office, in positions as specialist in Alternative Conflict Resolution Methods, agent of the Public Ministry Specialized in Criminal Mediation, head of the Zone of the State System of Alternative Criminal Justice in Ensenada, coordinator of Alternative Media in Mexicali, as well as Public Ministry assigned to the Deputy Attorney General’s Office for Special Investigations in the Kidnapping Crime Attention Unit and in the Special Prosecutor’s Office for Crimes Against Life.

Regarding Rubén Alfredo Maximiliano Ramos Jiménez, regional prosecutor of Tijuana, he graduated from the UABC with a Bachelor’s degree in Law. In his most recent position, he served as Regional Prosecutor of Ensenada.

He served as director of Coordinations of the Investigation Units of the Ensenada Regional Prosecutor’s Office; He is also coordinator of the Investigation Unit with Detainees, agent of the Public Ministry of common order, head of the Ensenada zone of the General Inspectorate of Justice of the State and as a litigating lawyer in labor and civil matters, among other positions.

About Gracielo Cebreros Millán, Regional Prosecutor of Ensenada, he has been a consultant and trainer on issues of the Adversarial Accusatory Criminal Justice System with more than 20 years of experience and has a degree in Law from the UABC, Mexicali.

He served within the then Attorney General’s Office of the State of Baja California for more than 11 years in positions as channeler and secretary of agreements (in the traditional system).

He was also part of the first generation of Public Ministry agents of the New Criminal Justice System in Mexicali.

Arturo Mandujano Quezada, regional prosecutor of Playas de Rosarito, studied a Bachelor of Laws at the Tecnológico de Baja California.

His professional experience begins in the then Attorney General’s Office of the State of Baja California in the agency of the Public Ministry Investigator of Patrimonial Crimes.

He worked for the Directorate of Expert Services and fulfilled duties in the Public Ministry Investigative Agency for Intentional Homicide.

His last function was as an advisor to the Public Security Commission of the State Congress, whose president, Rosa García Zamarripa, was present at the inauguration.

Finally, Genaro Adrián Guzmán García, regional prosecutor of Tecate, has a degree in Law from the UABC.

He has served as a channel in the State Attorney General’s Office, a mediator in the State Alternative Criminal Justice System and an agent of the Public Ministry.

His most recent position is that of director of Evaluation and Supervision of Measures and Benefits in Release of the State Commission of the Penitentiary System.

Source: Punto Norte