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This Man Murdered More Than 300 Little Girls And He Is Free To Roam South America

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One of the most infamous serial killers in the world is from South America. His name is Pedro Alonso López, and he murdered HUNDREDS of victims in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru during the ’70s. And guess what? He’s not locked up.

This is Pedro Alonso López, a.k.a. El Monstruo de los Andes.

Why is he a monster? He is believed to have killed around 300 young girls between the ages of 8 and 12, in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

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Most of his victims were of indigenous heritage. López’s crimes came to light in the 1980 after a landslide in Ecuador exposed the bodies of some of López’s earlier victims. The discovery prompted an investigation and search for more bodies by authorities.

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López preyed on the kindness of the young girls.

López would draw in his victims by posing as a salesman who was lost and needed help getting out of the area. He would lure the girls away from their family, rape them, then murder them. According to Biography.com, López claimed he was committing the crimes to “help” the girls. He said he would kill them so they could go to heaven.

López was eventually captured in 1980, when he tried to lure a 12-year-old girl away from a market in Ecuador.

Merchants from the market saw him trying to get a young girl to leave the market with him just days after the mass grave of 53 girls was uncovered. The merchants cornered López and authorities arrested him. He confessed to the murder of 300 girls.

López was sentenced to 16 years in prison. Good behavior let to him serve just 14 years.

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At the time, the maximum sentence in Ecuador for murder was 16 years (they didn’t allow consecutive sentences). So, 300 murders and he only served 14 years. He was released in 1994.

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López was free in Ecuador for an hour before he was arrested again. This time it was for illegal immigration. He was deported to his home country of Colombia.

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In Colombia, López was eventually convicted of a 20-year-old murder. He was declared insane and spent time in a mental asylum before being declared sane and released again in 1998.

The current whereabouts of López are unknown at this time, although Interpol has called for his arrest in connection to a 2002 murder.

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How is it that NO ONE knows where this man is?

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Another Street Vendor Was Brutally Attacked In LA And His Tearful Plea For Help Will Make You Cry Too

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Another Street Vendor Was Brutally Attacked In LA And His Tearful Plea For Help Will Make You Cry Too

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Arcadio Bernardino, 66, has learned a living as a street vendor selling raspados for 10 years. This week he was brutally attacked in Los Angeles.

The attackers beat and kicked him until he lost a tooth and was left unconcious – in broad daylight. In a heartbreaking video, through tears, he’s begging the community for help in finding those who did this to him.

A 66-year-old man who sells raspados was brutally attacked and robbed of his $80 and he’s asking for your help.

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The brutal attacked happened near USC – just outside Downtown Los Angeles.

According to NBC LA, he was making his rounds when he was approached by two men at 3:30 p.m. He said one held him from behind while another grabbed his money bag. He was struck in the face, head, and body.

The attackers left him unconscious, knocked out a tooth, and stole his earnings for the day.

Through tears, he said the most painful thing was losing one of his teeth.

His daughter told NBC LA that she worries a lot about her papi out there working. But she said: “I don’t care about the money. I don’t care about anything but the pain he feels. It’s not fair.”

Twitter lit up with reactions of shock, anger, and those who wanted to help.

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From LA to North Carolina, tweets poured in with people expressing all sorts of emotions about the attack. With many questioning how truly disturbed peple have to be to attack an elderly man.

People were shocked that people could target a hard-working man just out there doing his job to support himself.

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Many sent support and love to him and his entire family.

Many shared that they see their own family members in this man’s tears and hard work.

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Men like Bernardino come to the US to provide a better life for their families than the one they had, so to see him attacked so brutally really struck a cord with the Latino community.

For a while, there wasn’t a GoFundMe page setup to help with costs and people demanded one!

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His daughter, probably after seeing all these people wanting and willing to help her father, launched a GoFundMe page to help with costs.

The attack on Bernardino sadly isn’t all that rare in Los Angeles.

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In July 2017, Benjamin Ramirez, an elote street vendor in Los Angeles, was threatened and had his food cart damaged by a man later identified as Carlos A. Hakas. Ramirez told Fox 11 Los Angelesthat he filmed the entire altercation on his phone because he was previously harassed by Hakas.

In their latest confrontation, Ramirez, 24, told Fox 11 that Hakas was behaving more aggressively, had a dog, and was holding something in his hand.

If you want to help Bernardino, his daughter setup a GoFundMe page and you can donate here.

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A Man Has Been Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison After Being Caught With 14 Meth Burritos

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A Man Has Been Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison After Being Caught With 14 Meth Burritos

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There are days when the thought of stuffing your face with a burrito can bring so much happiness into our lives. However, when authorities found 14 foil-wrapped burrito-shaped packages in Ricardo Renteria’s SUV in 2018, they weren’t so pleased. They weren’t filled with beans or cheese. Instead, Los Angeles police found the “burritos” filled with one key ingredient: about a pound each of methamphetamine. Renteria, 48, of Colton, California was sentenced on Monday to 15 years in federal prison for carrying more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine in his car.

People are stunned how this bait and switch “burritos” was pulled off.

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Back on Feb. 3, 2018, Renteria was pulled over in the Angelino Heights neighborhood by Los Angeles Police officers after multiple witnesses reported a white Chevrolet Tahoe driving erratically. When police asked for his license, Renteria didn’t have it on him and was then allowed to search for his registration and insurance. While he couldn’t provide the correct paperwork, police determined the vehicle was registered to Renteria legally but found that his license was expired. That’s when Renteria let police search the vehicle. They would soon find a black garbage bag filled with 14 “foil-wrapped, burrito shaped” packages.

Authorities said that Renteria is a member of a neighborhood LA street gang and goes by the nickname “Flaco.” According to the Los Angeles Times, Renteria’s car was subsequently impounded after the arrest. During a later search of the vehicle, a fully loaded handgun was recovered from a secret compartment on the driver’s side door and more than $800 in cash.

“He has a very long criminal history,” Chief U.S. District Judge Virginia A. Phillips said during the trial. “This was a large amount of methamphetamine — and the way it was packaged, it was clearly for sale.”

According to police, the street value of the methamphetamine ranged from $27,000 to $40,000.

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During his one-day trial in March, Renteria was found guilty of possessing meth with intent to distribute, possessing a firearm during a drug trafficking crime and being a felon with a firearm, according to prosecutors.

During his sentencing hearing, Renteria asked Judge Phillips to “take into consideration (that) I have a family waiting for me — and I apologize for the situation I find myself in.”

Judge Phillips rejected the notion and said that a significant prison sentence was needed “to protect the public from further crimes of the defendant.” There was also a recommendation that Renteria undergoes a mental and physical health examination while serving time in prison.

“He wasn’t trying to sell a pound of meth disguised as burritos or trick anyone into thinking they’re real,” Ciaran McEvoy, a spokesman with the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Central District of California, told the News Observer. “But he was probably hoping to avoid detection this way.”

Police are familiar with this tactic and have previously seen creative ways that criminals try to disguise various drugs in the form of food.

“Narcotics dealers go to great lengths to conceal whatever narcotics it is they’re trying to move from one location to another,” Meghan Aguilar, a Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman told the Washington Post. “Soda cans, books cut out in the middle. Only the imagination limits how far drug dealers will go.”

This isn’t the first time we hear about someone trying to smuggle drugs in the form of a burrito.

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Just last week, a Colorado corrections officer tried to smuggle a drug-filled burrito into the Buena Vista Correctional Facility. Trevor Martineau filled the “burrito” with meth, heroin, marijuana, and painkillers and now faces a variety of felony charges. He’s also lost his job with the state. According to the Daily Mail, Martineau told investigators that he had drugs inside his lunchbox when he got to the correctional facility.

There is clearly a growing trend when it comes to hiding drugs in burrito shaped wrapping. This can only make us wonder what’s the next food item that people will be stashing away paraphernalia in. We just hope they leave tacos out of this.

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