Cartel Affiliation: Arellano-Felix
Jorge Auerliano Felix was an affiliate of the Arellano-Felix Drug Cartel in Tijuana. The Arellano-Felix drug cartel is viewed as one of Mexico's most violent drug trafficking groups. To some Jorge was known as "Macumba". Prior to his affiliation with the Arellano-Felix Cartel, he had served as a state police agent for Baja California.
Auerliano Felix's job duties within the cartel included ensuring the safety and security of drugs stored in Tijuana, awaiting for their transportation into the United States. He was also responsible for receiving the drug inventory that was being stored. He maintained the logs of the cartel's drug trafficking proceeds. Both Jorge Auerliano and Efrain Perez Pazuenga had a $2 million reward for information leading to their arrest.
Auerliano Felix was aprehended on June 3, 2004 along side of Efrain Perez Pazuenga, and seven others. Jorge was working directly under Perez. It was reported that Jorge and Perez were inside a Tijuana home watching soccer when they wee surprised and arrested by Mexican Authorities.
On October 21, 2009, Jorge Auerliano Felix pleaded guilty to conducting the affairs of an enterprise through a pattern of racketeering activity and conspiring to invest illicit drug profits. Felix agreed to forfeit one million dollars. Under his plea agreement, it will be recommended that he receive 30 years of imprisonment. Jorge Auerliano Felix and Perez admitted that from the 1990s to June 2004, they both ranked as a top AFO lieutenant. Sentencing will take place on January 11, 2010.