The Governor of Guanajuato, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez, through his Twitter account, reported that José Antonio Yépez Ortiz, alias “El Marro”, was arrested, alleged criminal leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel.
“I want to inform you that this morning in a joint operation between the State and Federal Forces, the main leader of a criminal group that operated in the Laja-Bajío region of the State of Guanajuato was detained,” wrote on social networks.
For his part, the Attorney General of the State of Guanajuato reported that the arrest of Marro was achieved in a coordinated operation of federal and state forces, and it has materialized in his capture.
In addition to the capture, a businesswoman from Apaseo el Grande, who was kidnapped, was rescued.
The Secretary of Public Security, Alfonso Durazo Montaño, detailed, also through social networks, which was during the early hours of this Sunday, in an action led by the Mexican Army and supported by the state attorney, how they captured the criminal leader.
“Today at dawn, in an action led by the Mexican Army and supported by @FGEGUANAJUATO, José Antonio” N “, also known as” El Marro “, was arrested. At this moment it is at the disposal of the judicial authority. ”
Durazo Montaño explained that “the legal formalities will be transferred to CEFERESO del Altiplano to make it available to the federal judge who issued an arrest warrant for organized crime and fuel theft”, the security secretary wrote.
“The Security Cabinet recognizes the great support of the state of Guanajuato”, Durazo posted on his Twitter account.
So far, the authorities have not released more information about the arrest of José “Y”, “El Marro”.
So far, there have been no road blockades or mobilization of members of the criminal group, the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel, as in previous operations.
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