Translated for Borderland Beat from a Milenio article by Otis B Fly-Wheel
Servando Gomez Martinez alias " La Tuta" presumed leader of the Knights Templar Cartel, and one of the criminals who's capture was deemed a primary objective of the Federal Government, was captured by elements of the Federal Police, confirmed authorities of the corporation.
According to preliminary information, "La Tuta", was detained in a house in Morelia, Michoacan without any shots being fired. ( otis: so much for the I won't be taken alive).
The PGR offered a reward of 30 million pesos for information leading to his detention.
This Wednesday past they reported a series of operations in the Limitrofe zone of the Municipality of
Arteaga, from where he originated, and Tumbiscatio, Michoacan, where colleagues of La Tuta were captured as a result of the capos arrest.
In the next few hours, there will be a press conference on the details of his detention.
The columnist of Milenio, Joaquin Lopez Doriga, informed on his twitter account, the detention of Gomez Martinez
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In the next few hours, La Tuta will be transferred to Mexico City to be presented to SEIDO
From Michoacan 3.0
The operation captured him at 4am local time, he had returned to Morelia to undergo plastic surgery and surgery to change the tone of his voice.
House where Tuta was caught, in the same Colonia that Dionisio Loya Plancarte "El Tio" was caught
Original article in Spanish at Milenio