Agents of the State Civil Guard of San Luis Potosí they left one of the most lethal balances by shooting down 13 criminal suspects during the search for one of its elements, whose operatives have signs of combat at Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG).
According to data from the state prosecutor’s office, the confrontation on August 4 in the municipality of Rayon is directly related to the arms seizure last week in Green Riverwhen the authorities assured 27 ballistic vests, nine helmets and 24 rifles to the CJNG.
So much Rayon What Green River They belong to the middle zone of the entity and are half an hour away from each other. But the links with four letter cartel were suggested by the prosecutor, as by the Department of Public Security of the entity, since the two instances assured that a criminal faction had been dismantled operating in the same region.
“The important thing is that a criminal group that was operating in the middle zone is dismantled, With the weapons that were seized 8 days ago, the state of the reaction force that they had yesterday is reduced”, reported Jose Luis Ruiz ContrerasPotosí prosecutor.
That statement is key, because the only seizure operation on July 31 in that area was against the CJNG. These actions stemmed from the armed attack against the Voice and Dignity collective for Ours of San Luis Potosías well as staff from the State Commission for the Search of Persons (CEBP).
Last week, state agents deployed an operation to find those responsible for the aggression that left two members of the CEBP injured in the Buenos Aires neighborhood, while looking for a man. One subject was arrested in flagrante delicto and three vehicles were seized, but the actions did not stop on July 29.
Two days later, the seizure was reported to the CJNG and the release of five people in the municipality of Green River. They were two women and three men kidnapped on July 28. The deployment was near a hotel on University Boulevard, where They secured the 27 war rifles from Jalisco, three trucks and a motorcycle.
Ruiz Contreras confirmed that the shooting in which 13 alleged attackers were killed had as its origin the finding of an agent of the Civil Guard potosina, identified as Hector Mayorga Munoz. Sources consulted by Infobae Mexico They confirmed that the corpse of the chief of experts was located next to that of his wife in a property of San Ciro de Acosta.
“In security and surveillance activities related to the search for a partner of the Secretary of Citizen Protection, was achieved in the first place, locate his body, along with anotherin the vicinity of San Ciro de Acostafor this reason, the arrest of 4 people that are at the disposal of the Prosecutor’s Office, “explained the prosecutor.
Mayorga Muñoz had been deprived of liberty along with her partner on August 3 in the municipality of Tamasopo. The unit in which they were traveling was found incinerated on a stretch of highway in the region and a narco-message signed by The Zetas Old School.
According to the official report, before shooting down the 13 alleged assailants located by air two women who wanted to escape when they saw state agents. After catching up with them, they pointed out that they had participated in the clandestine burial of two bodies. They revealed the point and led the policemen to the exact location.
“Once in the right place, it was detected that half-buried human bodies were found on some land”, reported the Civil Guard. They were the remains of the officer and his wife, who had been kidnapped an hour and a half away, two days earlier.
Around 5:00 p.m., the operation continued and they detected a group of armed civilians in the community of Cowboysin the municipality of Rayon. The subjects opened fire and more of them they took refuge inside a houseto where they were cornered.
In that place two more subjects were arrested and among those killed were 10 men and three women who wore tactical vests. as balance an impressive arsenal of more than 30 high caliber weapons was seizedmostly rifles.
Inside the house they found five 7.62×39 caliber long guns and 22 .308 caliber long guns. Outside there were three pickup trucks and one with license plates. Tamaulipas guarded a subject. Beside him was one of the female ones, both lifeless people.
“Between the front seat a 7.62 × 39 caliber long weapon of the so-called horn of goatas well as multiple tire punches made in an artisanal way, ”said the Potosi police report.
One of the Ford Lariat trucks had Florida plates. I was manned by a woman and a man, both lifeless, dressed in black tactical vests, and armed with a 308 rifle, a revolver, as well as cartridges. While behind the supposed safe house there was a gray Honda CRV unit with no nameplates and white with black stripes.
Outside the house, on the vehicular stream of the dirt road, a gray Ford pickup truck was found, without tires, mounted between stones and metal structures.
The CJNG escalated their dispute over San Luis Potosi in November of last year, when they presented to their armed wing the War Operation. The entity is coveted for its road connection between the south, center and north of the country. The drug war in the region is against Gulf Cartel and its remnants.
The operations in Green River a week ago and the confrontation of Rayon this Thursday indicate that the authorities have decided to deal with criminal groups without great caution. Furthermore, it has been indicated that the use of lethal force was not an obstacledespite the generalized policy from the federal government, which intends to take care of the integrity of civilians.