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This article was translated and reposted from NOVENTA GRADOS 

Buenavista, Mich., June 15, 2024.- Personnel from the Civil Guard, National Guard and Army captured five alleged members of organized crime, from whom an arsenal with more than 15 weapons was seized, after a day of roadblocks.
A surprise operation was carried out by state and federal authorities in the municipality of Buenavista, allegedly against leaders of the Viagras cartel.
During this operation, armed individuals opened fire on the authorities, and the uniformed officers managed to subdue the attackers and arrest five of them.
During the operation, three pick-up trucks used by the criminals were seized, as well as 15 long guns and one short gun, dozens of magazines and hundreds of cartridges. A Barrett 50 millimeter caliber rifle was also seized.
These arrests led to road blockades and the burning of vehicles by organized crime, which were brought under control within a few hours.
Finally, the detainees and the seizures were handed over to the corresponding authorities.