Elements of Federal Police arrested Manuel Antele Velasco a Zeta boss in the plaza of Puebla.
According to information from the federal and state police yesterday elements of local government conducted a raid at a home in Junta Auxiliar de San Pablo Xochimehuacán.
The operation took place at the address located at street number 10 Amanalco in listed community where Antelo Manuel Velasco, 38 years old, was apprehended.
This is the same man who managed to escape in January 2009 in another operation executed by the Army, and state judicial police, was wanted on an arrest warrant for several federal offenses.
Antele Velasco was involved in kidnappings, murders, crimes against health, crime against the federal law concerning firearms and explosives, as well as being involved in organized crime.
Karam Alfredo Beltran, Secretary of State for Public Security, explained that the offender was transported to a facility where they keep dangerous prisoners called "RINO."
The official said that despite the fact that the suspect is usually armed and dangerous, there was no shots fired during the arrest.
According to the official report the alleged "zeta" was transported to Mexico City, where he will be transported by aircraft to Tamaulipas, where he will face different local criminal charges.
Beltran Karam said that during the operation they also arrested Jaime Rodríguez Hernández, who presumably was the body guard of Antel Velasco for some time.
He explained that the location of the arrest they confiscated a .38 caliber revolver, a 9mm handgun, a box of 9mm unspent rounds, a box of other ammunition and a scale.