Captured in Neuvo Leon, regional bosses of Los Zetas
During the weekend, Federal forces headed by the Marina captured five presumed criminals of Los Zetas cartel in two different actions in the state of Nuevo Leon
The National Commissioner for security, Monte Alejandro Rubido, informed that the first operation was carried out in the Municipality of San Pedro Garza Garcia, where they captured Daniel Menera Sierra, 33 years of age originally from Tiqucheo, Michoacán.
This action was followed by a timely follow up to the arrests made by Federal forces on March 4th also in Nuevo Leon with which they obtained new lines of investigation towards the criminal group that operated in the state of Coahuila.
This way it was possible to secure Daniel Menera identified as one of the relevant operators of the organisation in Aquella region in the north of Coahuila said the functionary.
Menera Sierra, he added was considered a regional boss for this group of criminals, who maintained their centre of operations in Piedras Negras, Coahuila.
He said that in 2013 after the taking down of David Alejandro Loreto, he became Boss in this region of criminal operations.
He attributes him to ordering attacks on local corporations, mainly against element of GATE of the Municipalities of Villa Union and Hidalgo, in March and August of last year where an operative of GATE lost his life.
The detained had vehicles ,firearms , diverse drugs and communication equipment.
Deriving form these detentions, in a second action in the Municipality of Apadaca, in Neuvo Leon, they achieved the capture of Ernesto Balderas Medrano, 38 years of age, originally from Monterrey, employed as a boss of the same criminal group.
In an equal manner, refers the Commissioner all the detained were captured without a shot fired.
The detained together with the equipment they had were put at the disposition of agents of the Attorney General of the Federation, attached to SEIDO, and the office of the Attorney General of the Republic.
Original article in Spanish at Zetatijuana