Brothers Guerrero Covarrubias, keys for Nemesio Oseguera, El Mencho They are the safety belt for the leader of the CJNG
Brothers Guerrero Covarrubias, keys for Nemesio Oseguera, El Mencho
They are the safety belt for the leader of the CJNG
Friday, August 3, 2018, p. 10
Within the structure of the New Generation Jalisco Cartel (CJNG), the Guerrero Covarrubias brothers group -which was announced on Wednesday with the capture of six members- is a key element in the operation of Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, El Mencho.
Alonso Guerrero Covarrubias is currently leading the group, since his two brothers: Javier and Leonardo have already been arrested. According to information from the security cabinet, the leader moves in a convoy of up to 100 trucks that escort him between the limits of Michoacán and Jalisco.
It is a group of heavily armed assassins with the capacity to shoot down helicopters, as they did in May 2015. Authorities consider Los Guerrero as the seat belt for El Mencho in the aforementioned states.
Its main activity is drug trafficking, kidnapping, extortion and executing members of groups opposed to the CJNG to prevent them from entering territory controlled by Nemesio Oseguera.
The sources consulted explained that there is a friendship of years between the Guerrero Covarrubias and the cartel leader, hence he entrusted them with the border zone, and assured that in the operation in which six of that group were arrested, the federal police were close to capture Alonso.
That group of brothers controls La Piedad, Yurécuaro, Vistahermosa, Zamora, Tanhuato and Ecuandureo, in Michoacán.
Its ability to mobilize was known to the authorities on May 22, 2015, during the confrontation at the El Sol ranch, located at the foot of the road at kilometer 370 of the Western Highway, in the municipality of Tanhuato. The balance was 42 civilians and a federal dead.
Information with which the Federal Police says that a day earlier, Alonso was on that ranch. It arrived with more than 500 people. Hitmen, hawks and drug dealers. It was his operation center and security house. In the place, 38 long guns, two short guns, a Barret 50 caliber semiautomatic sniper rifle and an activated grenade launcher and more than 2 thousand 600 shelled guns were confiscated.