Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Proceso article
[Article Subject: Cartel del Golfo, Commandante 22, Reynosa
Recommendation: Some prior knowledge of CDG useful]
Proceso Redaction and Reynosfera
Elements of the Marines and Federal Police detained today a presumed criminal leader in Reynosa, Tamaulipas nicknamed El Commandante 22 together with two other presumed criminals.
The capture of El Commandante set off various narco blockades and confrontations between armed civilians and elements of the Marina and Federal Police.
The Authorities report also that three gunmen of a criminal group were killed.
After the detention of the Boss of Plaza, members of his group tried to rescue him which led to a confrontation between State Forces and Federals against armed civilians in which three people died.
In a communication from the Group for Coordination of Tamaulipas indicated that the detention occurred at approximately 17:00 outside a party located in Libramiento Oriente, at the top of Colonia Del Rio.
At this place, there were detained three armed men, amongst them El Commandante 22, alleged Boss of Plaza for this criminal group.
Members of the same group tried to rescue the three detained men, carried out various narco blockades at the Boulevards Colosio and Oriente, the confrontations were against elements of the Base of Mixed Operations.
In addition to the detained and killed, the Authorities seized six vehicles, four rifles and a side arm, 149 rounds of ammunition, and 20 plastic bags containing Marijuana.
The detained, meanwhile, were put at the disposition of Federal Authorities.
Original article in Spanish at Proceso