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They captured “El Mijas”, an alleged member of the Tláhuac Cartel in Zapotitlán

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SSC captured “El Mijas”, who is presumed to be part of the Tláhuac Cartel. (Special)

This January 12, members of the Citizen Security Secretariat (SSC) from Mexico City, managed to arrest a man in possession of a firearm and several doses of apparent cocaine and marijuana. It is presumed to be “The Mijas”alleged member of Tlahuac cartel.

The operation proceeded to be carried out while the officers carried out security tasks on Emilio Laurent street, in the neighborhood the shellwhen they observed a car in which a subject was found who, to the naked eye, was carrying an object similar to a gun.

The authorities stopped him and requested a security review, in accordance with the police action protocol, however, at that moment, the 28-year-old man I try to escape and took out a firearm from among his clothes making several detonations against the officers.

Therefore, seeing their lives at risk and in adherence to the police action protocols, they repelled the attack, controlled the situation, approached the unit and immediately confirmed that the probable perpetrator had no injuries.

A "the mijas" They seized 300 bags with possible marijuana, 50 bags with apparent cocaine, 400 grams of the same substance in stone, cash, a firearm, and they also insured the white car.  (Twitter @siete_letras)
“El Mijas” was seized 300 bags with possible marijuana, 50 bags with apparent cocaine, 400 grams of the same substance in stone, cash, a firearm and they also insured the white car. (Twitter @siete_letras)

Subsequently, they carried out a security check, after which they found a firearm with five useful cartridges300 plastic bags with possible marijuana50 plastic bags with apparent cocaine powder, approximately 400 grams of the same substance in stone, cash, and they also insured the white car.

For all of the above, the detainee along with the insured, was placed at the disposal of the corresponding Public Ministry agent, who will determine his legal situation.

It is worth mentioning that, after carrying out investigative and intelligence work, it was learned that the detainee is apparently related to a group generating violence that operates mainly in the eastern part of Mexico City, colloquially known as the Tláhuac Cartel.

The detainee has four previous admissions to the Penitentiary System for Crimes Against Health.  (Special)
The detainee has four previous admissions to the Penitentiary System for Crimes Against Health. (Special)

In addition, after cross-checking information, it was learned that he has four admissions to the Penitentiary System for Crimes Against Healthtwo in the year 2022, and one in the years 2020 and 2021 for the same crime.

In November 2022, three other alleged members of the Tláhuac Cartel, identified as “El Churro”, “El Bisco” and “El Pompi”, were arrested. The events occurred in the municipality of Chalco, State of Mexico, where the criminal group was disputing control of the territory with members of the Michoacan Family.

It was under this scenario that in mid-November the murder of a member of the Michoacana Family. Now, the Mexican authorities have captured the alleged perpetrators.

After perpetrating the crime, the three subjects fled the place on foot and leaving their weapons in place (Photo: SSPC)
After perpetrating the crime, the three subjects fled the place on foot and leaving their weapons in place (Photo: SSPC)

According to the Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection (SSPC), those now detained were identified as members of the Tláhuac Cartelwhich would dispute the square with the Michoacan Family for territorial control in the municipality of Chalco.

The events for which they were arrested were recorded on Saturday, November 19, in the municipality of Chalco. On that occasion, the three subjects they intercepted Jesus San Miguel (the victim of the crime) on San Juan Tezompa street.

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