The National Defense Secretariat identified Julian Zapata Espinosa, alias "El Piolin", the alleged leader of a cell of gunmen "sicarios" belonging to Los Zetas in San Luis Potosi, as the main suspect in the murder of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agent Jaime Zapata.
Military spokeman Ricardo Trevilla, "SEDENA or Secretaria de la Defensa Nacional" in a statement said that along with the alleged murderer, they had also arrested several other Zetas.
The military spokeman explained that the military operation had centered around four buildings in San Luis Potosi. Julian Zapata Espinosa "El Piolin," was arrested in one.
He explained that the successful capture came as a result of a coordinated Army intelligence operation. In it they were able to locate and arrest Zapata Espinosa, who identified himself as Luis González Villarreal, and five more of the Zetas.
The detainees are Armando Álvarez Saldaña, Mario Dominguez or Domingo Díaz, Jesus Iván Peña Quesada, Martin Barcenas Tapia, and Rubén Darío Venegas, of Honduran nationality.
In addition, they arrested three women and a minor. They secured several weapons, five vehicles, 41 munitions reloaders, communication's equipment and various documents, including payroll information for several cartel members, said the spokesman.
Sources: El Universal - Mexico City