Elements of the Tamaulipas Forces captured ten presumed operators of a criminal organization, they are believed to be sicarios (hitmen) from Los Ciclones of the Cartel Del Golfo.
The Group for Coordination in Tamaulipas also confirmed the capture of five guns, nine vehicles, 50 magazines, 663 cartridges, two communication devices and 10 tire puncturing spikes.
The detained are: Fernando Vazquez Mendoza, who declared himself to be a commander of sicarios that has control of over a 100 delinquents. Julio Cesar Martinez Peirania, who has five safe houses where kidnapping victims are hidden, one of the detained is alleged to be a family member of "El Gafe", one of the heads of Los Metros.
Also Jesus Rojas Torres, who told Ministerial Authorities his job was the sale of stolen gasoline, and Guillermo Perez Martinez "El Fursio".
In another action the following were detained: Victor Hugo Cepeda Rodriguez, Manuel Mejia Gallegos, Cristian de Leon Lerma, Jorge Adrian Gutierrez Romero, Jose Luis Cabrera Hernandez and Abraham Mares Romero.
The capture of the first group of criminals, occurred in Matamoros central zone, when the state police carrying out a patrol, spotted a vehicle with four occupants acting suspiciously.
After intercepting them, they found a radio communication devices on which they listened to Halcones, reporting the movements of state and federal forces.
Original article in Spanish at Proceso