Jose Betancourth aka ‘Satan’ arrested in Mexico for drugs and guns

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CAPTURED – Seattle Police say Jose Betancourth aka ‘Satan’ was busted in Mexico for drugs and guns.  He is in prison in Tabasco, Mexico.

The hunt is on for ‘Satan,’ who could be in Yakima or Seattle.

It’s not Lucifer himself, but that’s what everybody calls Jose Betancourth.

I don’t know how he got his gang name but ‘Satan’ is a violent dangerous offender despite the cross he has tattooed right between his eyes.

He’s wanted in Seattle, but police say he could be hiding in Yakima because he knows they’re looking for him

Detectives say Betancourth and another guy, who is already in custody, broke into a woman’s home on December 29th and robbed her at gunpoint. “He just grabbed the pistol and just started viciously beating her about that head. If that wasn’t enough, he then forced her to leave the apartment. They went to an SUV and went to an undisclosed location where he beat her again.”

Betancourth has a $750,000 warrant for his arrest for robbery, assault and kidnapping.

SATAN TATHe has a tattoo on his neck that reads ‘City of Yakima’ and has ties to Seattle and Burien.

If you can tell Seattle Police where to find ‘Satan,’ call an anonymous tip into:

You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.

CLICK HERE for information on how to TEXT A TIP to Crime Stoppers.


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