Authorities of the Ministry of National Defense, reported that they managed to capture 11 members of organized crime Los Zetas, who were intercepted in the town of Cadereyta, Nuevo Leon.
The criminals were presented at the facilities of the Agency if Investigations in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. Among the 11 captured was a woman and a minor, the minor was not presented to the media.
Mexican authorities indicated that people were located and captured without incident during three operations carried out by the Mexican military in Cadereyta. The detainees confessed to authorities that they belong to Los Zetas.
The first operation was carried out in the community of Albero, where in the street of Cocotero military arrested eight people, secured three safe houses and in one of houses they managed to rescue a man who had been abducted by the criminals.
Those arrested in this operation were identified as Juan Enrique Lopez San Martin, alias El Quique, 24, Antonio de Jesus Benavides Salazar, alias Tony, 18, Jose Salvador Sosa Castillo, alias Pepe, 35, John Bazana Manuel Meza, aka Baby, 43, Jesus Soto David Leal, aka The Davico, 23, Rigoberto Estrada Cantu, alias El Rigo, 52, Olga Lilia Salazar Gonzalez, 39, and a 14 year old minor.
The woman arrested is believed to be the wife of another member of Los Zetas that was also arrested in the operation, she told military personnel that she did not report her husband to authorities out of fear.
The second operation was recorded in the town of Rancho Viejo of the same municipality. In that operation the military managed to arrest Francisco Armando Perez Castillo, aka El Mandín, 31, and Aurelio Beltran Cruz, aka El Bolas, 22.
The two men were in possession of a long gun, a magazine, and 18 rounds of ammunition. They confessed to participating in the abductions and execution of two lawyers in the town of Los Ramones, Nuevo Leon.
A short time later military forces also managed to capture Jose Manuel Salazar Salazar, alias El Manolin, 29, who is an accomplice of the two men mentioned above.