José Natividad Cortes Balcazar aka "El Teacher," leader of La Familia Michoacana is captured in Leon, Guanajuato.
Today in the morning the attorney general of Guanajuato announced that a senior leader of La Familia Michoacana had been captured in the state, and just now there is confirmation on the identity of the detainee.
It was the Ministerial Federal Police, who were responsible in capturing the one authorities identified as José Natividad Cortez Balcazar, who also goes by the name of Ricardo Gomez Segovia and Candelario Chavez Espinoza, aka El Teacher or El Richard or El Compadre, who is considered the leader of the criminal group in the city of León.
Reports indicate that agents were able to place the detainee in the Boulevard Paseo del Jerez, located in the city of León, Guanajuato.
The 37-year-old is originally from Leon, Guanajuato, and was wanted on charges of aggravated kidnapping and murder, among other crimes.
El Teacher was in the list of the "most wanted" by the Attorney General's Office.
the Attorney General's Office offered 3 million pesos reward for El Teacher. All this was confirmed by the attorney general in Guanajuato, Carlos Zamarripa.
He is believed to have participated in numerous criminal acts, as he was found with a list detailing extortions of at least 300 people across the state, mainly owners of nightclubs and other shops.
In addition, the State Attorney of the state was able to solve numerous murders and kidnappings allegedly perpetrated by "El Teacher."
The offender, despite controlling most of the state managed to keep a low profile and was always in the company of women.