Sunday, June 9, 2019

Los Zetas in Veracruz: Marinas Detain “El Chikitín”

Yaqui for Borderland Beat from: El Sol 


In Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, the Navy-Navy Secretariat of Mexico arrested Álvaro "M", alias "El Chikitín", a member of the Los Zetas criminal organization.

The alleged criminal is identified as one of the main generators of violence in the area and charge of collecting a feee for the right to do business , ie charging "piso" or extorting business owners and shopkeepers and the convenience stores.

The military institute confirmed through the Third Naval Zone, based in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz,  the alleged offender was arrested.

This action was derived from intelligence work, as a result of which an operative of persuasion and dissuasion of crime was carried out, where elements of the naval police during a tour in the streets of the city spotted a subject on board a motorcycle that drove suspiciously.

Elements of Public Safety, asked him to stop and get off the motorcycle to make a minor preventive inspection, where he was found a short weapon, a charger, eight cartridges and cash, of which he could not account for being in possession of.

The alleged member of Los Zetas was arrested and placed at the disposal of the corresponding authorities for the integration of the investigation folder in order to determine their legal status.