Eleven alleged members of the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel, CJNG, were arrested in possession of weapons and explosive devices in Sahuayo, Michoacán .
Moments later, the attackers entered a home and continued to fire their weapons against police officers. After the confrontation, those involved and other suspects who were at the home were arrested , from whom were seized: three 7.62×39 caliber weapons , two more 9mm, one of .30mm and one more than .45.
Another Cell Arrested on Saturday in the Municipality of Ecuadero:
In the municipality of Ecuandureo, four alleged members of a CJNG cell were arrested this Saturday.
The alleged criminals were seized six firearms, 78 chargers, two vehicles and tactical equipment , state authorities said. Also, in the trunk of the vehicle were located 78 loaders of different calibers and five black vests. After this fact, another unit of the same brand was secured at kilometer 353 + 500 of the road.
The detainees and the confiscated firearms and evidence were made available to the competent authority , in order to determine their legal status.
Prevention and surveillance work on the western highway, in the Municipality of Ecuandureo allowed the agents to detain Salvador ‘A’, Silverio ‘C’, Luis ‘H’, and Gildardo ‘R’, who were traveling to board of a car of the Mazda brand , carrying five long weapons and a short one.
One of the main objectives of the National Guard is the dismantling of the cartel and the capture of its leader Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes. “El Mencho” , who according to intelligence reports, has taken refuge in the mountains and has delegated functions for Juan Carlos Valencia González, aka “El 3”, who is said to be his son and who is fighting the plaza of Jalisco, Michoacán and its surroundings.
The fight against the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) has a priority place since of the 82,747 troops, 71%, will be deployed in the states where this organization has a presence, according to the map of the territorial coordination announced by the Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection.
Michoacán is of vital importance for organized crime, not only for the growing and trafficking of drugs, but above all for the control of the vital port city of Lazaro Cárdenas, which is also the main entrance into the country of legal and illegal merchandise from Asia.
Chemical precursors for manufacturing synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine and fentanyl and the precursor chemicals used to manufacture said drugs in clandestine narco laboratories.