With a firearm and two fragmentation grenades, he was arrested in the north of Veracruz a presumed local plaza boss of the Gulf Cartel.
It was elements of the Civil Force who captured on the Tuxpan-Tamiahua state highway to a man identified as Edgar Giovanni “N”, whom the state Public Security Secretariat identified as the alleged head of the plaza.
The detainee is accused of alleged crimes against health, illegal possession of firearms and outrages to the authorities.
According to a press release, during preventive tours on the dirt road located between the Juan Zumaya town and the aforementioned road, the officers detected a Volkswagen Vento vehicle, Tamaulipas State license plates, driven by a man, who when passing by the police unit made two detonations.
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The official report indicates that a pursuit began, until the vehicle was within reach; the driver tried to escape, but was intervened.
They seized a weapon, a magazine, cartridges, sachets with a substance similar to methamphetamine, a gramera scale, pineapple-type fragmentation grenades, shell casings and the vehicle unit.
The detainee and the insured were placed at the disposal of the competent authorities for the corresponding investigations.
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