Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Miguel Ángel "El Gato" Gómez Vázquez arrested in Guerrero
Federal police arrested Miguel Angel Gomez Vazques, alias El Gato, allegedly involved with last year's disappearance and death of twenty men traveling from Michoaocan to Acapulco.
In a statement, the Federal Public Security Secretariat said, "El Gato" is also linked to the execution and beheading of fifteen men found dumped on the sidewalk less than a month ago, at the Plaza Sendero shopping center.
Gómez Vázquez has been identified by the agency as being the leader of the Independent Acapulco Cartel hitmen (CIDA).
"Intelligence reports indicate that the Independent Acapulco Cartel began to dispute control of Acapulco after some of it's members separated from Edgar "La Barbie" Valdez Villarreal's gang,"said the SSP
The suspect, 37 years old and originally from Naucalpan in the state of México, was arrested yesterday in Guerrero and turned over to the Federal Public Prosecutor's office.
At the time of his arrest, federal agents also seized one AK-47, one magazine, several rounds of ammunition, 18 packets of marijuana, 20 packets of cocaine, 20 packets of crack cocaine, and one Chrysler Stratus.
Original Source: Grupo Reforma