Mexico City /
Elements of the Army captured in Nuevo León Evaristo Cruz Sánchez, The cowboy, an alleged lieutenant of the Gulf cartel, who is one of the criminals most wanted by the Tamaulipas Attorney General’s Office, federal government officials revealed.
They indicated that the arrest derived from a joint operation between personnel from the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena) and the National Guard (GN), which was carried out in the municipality of Salinas Victoria.
The first reports ensure that the operation was carried out when The cowboy Pretended to meet with a former Los Zetas cartel boss that currently operates for the Jalisco Nueva Generación cartel (CJNG), and is known as The Chago Villarreal.
According to the officials consulted, The cowboy He had been hiding in Nuevo León for months, after operations to locate him in Tamaulipas increased.
In January, Lesly Valencia, who allegedly belongs to the group, was arrested in Mexico City. Cyclones, criminal cell of the Gulf cartel.
After a joint action between the Sedena and the Secretariat of Citizen Security, the woman was located in the Colonia Roma Sur, in the Cuauhtémoc mayor’s office.
The woman was found in possession of 50 doses of marijuana and $ 280,000; She was identified as the alleged operator of Evaristo Cruz Sánchez, who is on the list of the 10 most wanted criminals by the Tamaulipas Attorney General’s Office.
The arrest came after tracking a possible drug and cash exchange in Mexico City.