The Government of Tamaulipas, through the Attorney General of the State (PGJT), began the destruction of 25 vehicles with armor that have been confiscated in the northern area of the state in criminal acts and that have not been claimed by their owners. Once the legal procedures were completed, the vehicles began to be destroyed May 16, since they are considered objects of crime. Since they were made a modification to their structure by installing them armor and use them without the corresponding authorization and in criminal acts.
Therefore, the Public Ministry ordered the destruction of vehicles because they represented an imminent danger to the safety of the community, since by their nature of preparation and modification have been used for the realization of criminal activities. Likewise, they were confiscated at the time the illegal acts were carried out, for which reason they were made available, in addition to the fact that no person has been presented to request their return or to prove their ownership.
In the process, the armor was removed from the vehicles, rendering it useless to avoid being picked up and reused, turning it into metallic waste, a process that takes between one and three hours, depending on the level of armor that each unit has. These works will allow the destruction, in a first stage of 49 vans and vehicles used by the delinquency in acts that attempt against the security of the community foreseen by the Penal Code for the State of Tamaulipas.
They should have let a police force have/use them. I'd think an armored unmarked/under cover car could come in real handy for the .gov. At the least for transporting high profile prisoners and/or business/political elites, for example.