Guanajuato, Gto - A group of “Zetas” installed in Guanajuato who undid their kidnapped victims in acid where arrested. Among the 16 arrested, a federal police agent and a former elite soldier with training in anti-cartel tactics. The group was responsible for several kidnappings in the surrounding areas.
Their most recent victim, kidnapped by two women who put sleeping pills in his beer allowing them to transport him to a safe house in Salamanca. Because of an overdose, the victim was accidentally killed, which didn't stop the group from establishing contact with the victims family and asking for a ransom.
The agreed payment took place in Puebla, Israel where Omar Sanchez Romero a Federal Police, collected the ransom.
Immediately following the arrest, seven Zetas with tactical weapons and uniforms were captured in a safe house in Salamanca. At their safe house, authorities found videos were victims were pressured to tell their relatives to pay the ransom. Upon searching the house a hole was found with remains of an apparent victim who had been put in a bucket with acid.
Another group of 7 more Zetas who worked in agenda with the already captured group where arrested, two days later in Celaya.
María Guadalupe Morales Moya “La Lupe” de 44 años, de Celaya
Onofre Gómez Flores “El Azucarado” de 38 años, de Valle de Santiago
Omar Israel Romero Sánchez “El Flaco” de 33 años, del Distrito Federal
Francisco Javier Méndez Castañeda “El Paco o el Jotito” de 32 años, Valle de Santiago
Federico Aguilar Lara “El Pancho” de 35 años, de Celaya
José Antonio Jiménez Jaso “Don Toño” de 55 años (Considerado el líder de la banda), de Valle de Santiago
Margarita García Reyes “La Mago” de 47 años, de Salamanca
Alberto Iván Escandón Martínez “El Iván” de 33 años, de Tamaulipas
José Arturo Alfaro González “El Arturo” de 26 años de Coahuila.
Juan Carlos Don Diego Martínez “El Chaparro” de 34 años de Celaya
Ulises Valdez Chávez “El Chino” de 26 años de Celaya.
Jonathan Uriel Zapata Picasso “El Doker” de 18 años
Cristo Herbey de la Cerda Hernández “El Nano” de 23 años de Coahuila.
Hugo Ocampo Ortiz “El Gafe” de 24 años de Celaya que fue militar.
Liliana Quezada Espinoza “La Lily” de 28 años de Celaya.