In Zacatecas, the Federal Police in coordination with other federal security agencies captured Daniel García Ávila, leader of “Los Dannys” criminal group, with charges of drug crimes, homicide, kidnapping and extortion in the area of La Laguna.
The arrest of Garcia Avila, was achieved through information from citizens resulting from an investigation, previous arrest warrants were issued against the man.
According to intelligence information obtained by the National Security (CNS), Garcia Avila is allegedly responsible for homicides in Gómez Palacio, Ciudad Lerdo, Durango, and Torreón, Coahuila
The arrest resulted in shots being fired, but no casualties were reported.
In the same operation José Elías Veloz Barrón, 18, was captured. Confiscated in the arrests were a vehicle, two assault rifles and one AK-47 AR-15, ammunition, communication equipment and marijuana.
This arrest adds to the capture of 20 people in early March who are linked to “Los Dannys”, among those individuals were: Juan Antonio García Ávila, José Gabriel and Jacobo Zúñiga Ovalle.
The detainees were transferred México City, to the Agent of the Federal Public Ministry, and the deputy attorney of Specialized Investigations of Organized Crime (SEIDO).
These people are related among other things for the kidnapping and murder of the candidate for Municipal President of Lerdo City, Durango, Mario Alberto Landeros Campero, and his driver.
They are also suspected in; the February kidnapping of Employees of the El Siglo newspaper in Torreon.
Additionally they are wanted for the attacks on federal and municipal police, and the torching of gas stations and other establishments.
With the arrest of the leader known as "El Danny", the group will most likely disband.
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To read a different article of the arrest read on BB forum Tamaulipeco Mexikano's post
Sources: NTR, "ZAC" and AccesoZac FB