Translated for Borderland Beat from a Proceso article by Otis B Fly-Wheel
Less than a month after having assumed control of the Plaza of Nuevo Leon for the group Los Zetas, state authorities captured Eleazar Moreno Rodriguez, "El Chacho", informed a spokesman for the state Government.
With this, there are six group Bosses of Los Zetas apprehended, in the entity in the present year. "El Chacho", 38 years of age, and originally from Monterrey, took command of the criminal group in the entity, after the detention of Mario Alberto Roldan Magana, "El Fresa", on February 26th passed.
Together with Moreno Rodriguez, two women were detained and identified as Perla Lorena Gonzalez, 33 years of age, and Ana Maria Saenz Lares, 19 years of age, both are residents of the Nuevo Leon capital.
The three were captured in an operation carried out by elements of the State Agency of Investigation (AEI) Thursday night opposite the Motel Marbella, located on kilometre 64.8 of the Monterrey - Saltillo highway, in the Municipality of conurbado de Santa Catarina.
The detained were captured with 150 bags of Cocaine, 46 bags of Marijuana, and a set of scales. Also a " brick" of a vegetative drug.
They are being investigated, provisionally for narco trafficking, said a source that requested anonymity.
On the 16th March, elements of SEMAR, captured in two operations in Monterrey and Escobedo, Artemio Olvera Luna, ex policeman of Monclova, who controlled the transit of drugs for Los Zetas.
With him was also captured accountant Severo Gonzalez Lunas and Crisitian Arias Valencia, and in these actions were also killed two men and two women, of no precise affiliation.
The apprehensions of the leaders of this criminal organisation, has incremented after the detention, in San Pedro, Nuevo Leon, of Oscar Omar Trevino Morales, "El Z-42", top Boss of the Cartel, on the 4th of February. With him were captured simultaneously, his financial operator Carlos Arturo Jimenez Encinas, and another four accomplices.
Before these, and detained in this entity, on the 8th and 9th of January were 22 member of the same criminal group cell.
This past Thursday, the Government Secretary, Miguel Osorio Chong, affirmed that the structure of Los Zetas had been dismantled with the recent captures of its heads.
Original article in Spanish at Proceso, Image from Exploring Mexico