“Sol Prendido” for Borderland Beat

In police operations carried out in the metropolitan zone

In an operation carried out by elements of the state’s security forces, nine people considered to be instigators of violence in the Zacatecas-Guadalupe metropolitan area were arrested.

Nine people considered probable instigators of violence were captured during operations implemented by elements of the Security Forces in the state of Zacatecas; the detained could be related to the latest criminal acts registered in the metropolitan area.

During the arrests, six firearms, five magazines, 114 rounds, four explosive devices, five ballistic vests, 108 doses of marijuana, approximately 100 grams of crystal meth were seized.

There were also five banners with messages alluding to a criminal group, two vehicles with a theft report, a motorcycle, two tactical uniforms and a helmet.

The detainees, as well as the seized items, drugs, tactical equipment and vehicles, were handed over to the competent authority for legal investigation.

El Sol de Zacatecas