In the chase that broke into three different shootouts, there were 4 men captured. Arturo Chapayo de Dios, David Sanchez Almeida, Didier Saul Hernandez Alvarez 'El Pocahontas' who was reportedly held third in command and Juan Carlos Rodriguez who was injured during the gun fight and is currently hospitalized.
The operation took place yesterday, following an investigation, state police located several members of the criminal group Los Zetas, after being noted by the group, the suspects took off in what errupted in several shootouts throughout Tacotalpa.
Just last October, Arabe's pedecessor Seique Hogaza 'Comandante Sierra' was captured in Palenque, Chiapas after an operation that included both state and federal police. Arabe started his criminal career in Villahermosa, where he was recruited as a lookout, quickly working his way to lead lookout and eventually climbed up the rank of "Jefe de la Plaza".
Officers also confiscated: two R15s, 1 AK-47, 1 M-2 Caliber 30, several grenades and ammunition, along with several vehicles. Dodge Dakota, Nissan, Red Jetta Volkswagen and a Dodge Journey.