Elements of the Army captured in the town of Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon, Daniel Elizondo "El Loco", a member of the Gulf cartel and alleged mastermind of the execution of 49 people found in the town of Cadereyta.
The Ministry of National Defense (SEDENA) reported that, "for the discovery of 49 bodies, military personnel conducted ground surveys and other specific actions to identify, locate and arrest the alleged perpetrators of these crimes with positive results, additional information will be announced soon, as the operations continue”. the agency said in a statement.
SEDENA reported that after the discovery of the massacre, the Fourth Military Region implemented the “Rastrillo” implemented in coordination with regional commanders in the states bordering Texas, to seal and prevent the movement of offenders into other areas of the region.
This operation is performed under the direct command of Commander of the Fourth Military Region, implementing search and information gathering, intelligence, operations planning and precision of execution.
The National Defense said the arrest on Thursday in China Township of eight alleged members of the Gulf cartel, resulted in securing four rifles, a handgun, three hand grenades, 881 cartridges of different calibers, 34 magazines for different weapons, a kilogram of cocaine, two vehicles, tactical gear and diverse radio.
In the beginning of the massacre carnage video was a message, the message was signed by "El Loco" in addition to Z40 and Lazcano. Apparently, with this arrest gives credibility to the multiple banners signed by the Los Zetas cartel denying responsibility for the massacre.
Sources used: SDP, Milenio
UPDATE: BB reporter J reports that SEDENA has changed their position and says Loco is Z he read in AFN and presentation is tomorrow. Milenio is sticking to CDG. I will keep you updated. The entire thing stinks.
also...SEDENA says the 5 bodies discovered in a fosa this week were connected to this massacre.