Federal Police arrested Salvador Román Garcia, known to authorities as "El Tio," and identified as second in command of the Gulf Cartel in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. He was picked up with six others who are thought to be responsible for attacks on at least two bars, six homicides in the state
Through a statement, the Ministry of Public Security (SSP), explained that lines of research indicate that "El Tio" was allegedly responsible for the logistical operation of drug distribution for Gulf Cartel as well as coordinating kidnappings, killings of members of rival groups, mainly" Los Zetas, with whom their disputing for control of the area.
Salvador Román Garcia was captured after the September 1 arrest of David Rosales Guzmán, alias, El Comandante Diablo," alleged plaza leader for the Gulf Cartel in Monterrey.
According to the SSP, , 48 years old, was arrested on September 18 when he was visibly armed in a parked car parked on Avenida Bernardo Reyes, in the Bellavista neighborhood.
In the same place were found six other armed persons in two cars. Those arrested were identified as Jonathan Abraham Castañeda González, 21 years,Juan Julio Castro Muñiz, 29 years,, who were linked to various murders; Jorge Alonso Ramos Solís, 29 years, alleged informer who reported movements authorities.
In addition to Juan Pablo Triana Aguilera, “El Pabis,” 32 years, Pedro Antonio Martínez Sida, 32, years and José Alberto Girón López, 37, alleged Gulf Cartel informant who reported the movements of various distinct authorities.
Eiight envelopes of green herbs with the characteristics of marijuana, 500 packets of white powder with the characteristics of cocaine, seven mobile devices, radio communication equipment, and various documentations were found..
Subjects were secured and made available to the Office of Special Investigations on Organized Crime (SIEDO).The SSP added that so far this month have been arrested 17 people linked to "Gulf Cartel" criminal organization in the state of Nuevo Leon.