What cartel runs Puerto Penasco?

2020-02-11 by No Comments

What cartel runs Puerto Peñasco?

While not as violent as some other parts of Mexico, Puerto Penasco has been known for Sinaloa drug cartel activity and a large-scale shootout between cartel gunmen and military forces occurred there in 2013.

What cartel runs Rocky Point?

the Sinaloa cartel
Gonzalo Inzunza Inzunza, a top lieutenant in the Sinaloa cartel, was among six people killed in an hours-long shootout on Sandy Beach in Rocky Point this week, Mexican officials say.

Is Rocky Point dangerous?

“We are always saddened to hear reports of violence in Mexico, but rest assured, Rocky Point has one of the lowest levels of crime in Mexico. Avoiding travel to Rocky Point because of news reports would be akin to avoiding travel to Phoenix because of reports of violence in Los Angeles.

Is it safe to drive your car to Rocky Point?

Is it safe to drive to Rocky Point Mexico from Phoenix? Yes, we recommend you drive during the day and use the Lukeville/Sonoyta border crossing. The stretch of highway just past the border to Puerto Peñasco was designated as a “safety corridor” in 2016.

Is Rocky Point Safe 2021?

Rocky Point is more than ready to welcome 2021 Spring travelers! The certainty that visitors to Rocky Point will be met with necessary health and safety measures, along with appropriate social distancing, has distinguished this spot as a Safe Point.

Is Rocky Point Safe 2020?

Travelers need to “exercise caution” in Nogales and Rocky Point, an updated warning for Mexico travelers from the U.S. State Department says. U.S. citizens visiting Puerto Peñasco are urged to cross the border at Lukeville, Ariz., to limit driving through Mexico and to limit travel to main roads during daylight hours.”

Is Rocky Point 2021 Safe?

The answer is yes! Rocky Point has been unique in that travel to and from the United States has been OK’ed. It is a recognition that this travel is ‘essential’ to the economy of the town. US citizens are not required to provide proof of vaccination at this point.

Is it safe to visit Rocky Point Mexico?

Travelers need to “exercise caution” in Nogales and Rocky Point, an updated warning for Mexico travelers from the U.S. State Department says. This is the first time Rocky Point, also known as Puerto Peñasco, has been mentioned in an official travel warning.

Can I go to Rocky Point without a passport 2021?

In order to travel to Rocky Point (Puerto Peñasco), you need a valid USA Passport or a USA Passport Card (or carnet) authorized by the US Department of State. Children under 16 years of age arriving to USA from Mexico or Canada may present a birth certificate (original or copy).

Is it safe to drive from Tucson to Rocky Point Mexico?

Thousands of Arizonans have driven to Rocky Point. It’s become a hot vacation spot. And now, the road is safer due to first responder training and road repair. Driving from Tucson to Rocky Point can take about five hours but before crossing into Mexico, many drivers stop in Lukeville for a final pit stop.

Is it safe to go to Rocky Point?

Rocky Point remains a safe place to visit, said Tucson mayor Bob Walkup emphatically during a visit this week to the Mexican beach town.

Are there any corrupt police in Rocky Point?

Re: Corrupt Police in Rocky Point. BEWARE!!!!!! We’ve been driving our RV to RP for years and never have trouble. Watch your speed when driving thru Sonoyta just south of border crossing at Lukeville, after that it’s a piece of cake.

When was the last time we visited Rocky Point?

This is the last time we visit Rocky Point. It was good while it lasted. I would recommend any place but here unless you want to be treated like a criminal by the biggest criminals of all. Thanks Rocky Point PD. 1.

How long does it take to get to Rocky Point?

It’s a 65-mile drive from the border to Rocky Point, but it can take about 80 minutes to get there because of the variable speed limits. Be on the lookout for them. Drive carefully to avoid being stopped by local authorities. If you are arrested you will have to visit a local police station to pay your fine.