During a press conference, , Jesús Murillo Karam the attorney general; Tomas Zeron de Lucio the head of the Criminal Investigation Agency, Alejandro Monte the National Security chief, together made the announcement of the arrest.
Casarrubias was captured at a checkpoint on the Mexico-Toluca Highway, heading towards Mexico State capital, he was accompanied by at least one person. Murillo Karam said in his first statement, the criminal leader denied having ordered the murder of 6 people and the disappearance of 43 normalistas in Iguala, while accepting that he was informed of the facts.
De Lucio said that Casarrubias, who was carrying a fake badge at the time of his capture, has an arrest history in the US, history of having been detained in the United States.
The detainee is the brother of Mario Casarrubias Salgado "El Sapo Guapo", (above left) who on 1 May was captured in Toluca, State of Mexico, by members of the Federal Police.
After his capture, he was succeeded by Sidronio for command of Guerreros Unidos.
Written with information from Reforma and PGR