CJNG cell dismantled in Tecate; the FGE arrest 14:
A criminal cell allegedly from the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel (CJNG) was dismantled during a search in Tecate, Baja California in which 7 women and 7 men with more than 40 kilos of marijuana and an AR-15 long gun were arrested.
Through a press release, the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) reported that with investigative work, staff from the State Investigation Agency (AEI) provided sufficient information to the Public Ministry about a house with suspicious activities.
Thus, it was possible to obtain a search warrant for the house located on Michoacán and La Piedad streets in the Lázaro Cárdenas neighborhood, in the city of Tecate.
On Thursday, April 30, in a coordinated deployment between the State Security Guard, the State Research Agency and the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena), the search order was made.
The arrest of 14 people, presumably belonging to the (CJNG), in the possession of dry green grass with the characteristics of the drug known as marijuana, as well as an AR-15 assault rifle, was achieved.
The detainees are Arturo “N” 20 years old, Cecilia “N” 52 years old, Edgar Iván “N” 26 years old, Viviana “N” 33 years old, Rosa María “N” 27 years old, Ricardo Jesús “N” 30 years old, Esmeralda Monserrat “N” 19 years old.
Lesly Isabel “N”, 22 years old, Jorge “N”, 26 years old, Rubén “N”, 30 years old, Francisco Javier “N”, 28 years old, Victor Alfonso “N”, 33 years old, Francisco Javier “N”, 32 years old years, and Sonia “N” 45 years.
An AR-15 assault rifle-type firearm, black in color, with a brown mechanism box, .223 caliber, a black plastic magazine with 9 useful cartridges, and an apparently plastic rifle-type weapon (props) were also secured. ).
In the search, four blocks of drugs, apparently marijuana of approximately 10 to 12 kilograms each, were seized, a black plastic bag containing dry green grass with the characteristics of marijuana.
Inside it, four white plastic wrappers with apparently marijuana, two glass pipes, a transparent plastic wrapper containing apparently marijuana, a gallon of transparent plastic which contains inside a green liquid substance, plus six cellphones.
The 14 people arrested, the drugs and the insured signs were transferred and made available to the delegation of the Attorney General of the Republic based in Tijuana.
“All are presumed innocent, as long as their responsibility is not declared by the judicial authority. Art.13, CNPP ”