Cancun, Q.R. — In a coordinated effort between US and Mexican authorities, an American fugitive has been arrested in Cancun.
Federal agents, in coordination with Agregado Adjunto en México of US Marshals, says they have detained a man of American nationality at the Cancun International Airport.
The man, identified as Omar Antonio N, was considered an American fugitive, wanted for escaping prison in the US on drug trafficking and money laundering charges.
Through a statement, federal authorities reported the arrest of Omar Antonio N, adding that with support of Instituto Nacional de Migración (INM), his illegal entry into the country was verified resulting in his arrest and deportation.
Omar Antonio N was transferred to Terminal 3 of the Cancun International Airport and placed on board an American Airlines flight bound for Dallas, Texas where he will be returned to federal prison.
Omar Antonio "N" has an arrest warrant that was issued on September 17, 2009 by the Court of the State of Texas.
According to the information provided by the authorities in charge of the insurance, the US citizen has an arrest warrant that was issued on September 17, 2009 by the Court of the State of Texas .
The assurance was carried out by personnel of the Federal Police and the National Institute of Migration (INM) , who located Omar Antonio "N" , who is persecuted for crimes against health, money laundering and escape from a federal prison.
The detention was in response to a request for support from the United States Marshals Service, to locate the subject, who according to the investigations was in Cancun, Quintana Roo.
Cabinet and field research work carried out by elements of the Regional Security Division, allowed to identify the exact location of said subject , who used other identities not to be discovered.
Research work determined that the individual owns two businesses in Quintana Roo , which apparently serve as money laundering points.
The detainee was transferred to the facilities of the INM , in strict adherence to their rights, where their legal and immigration status will be monitored.
Mexico.- A person from the United States who was allegedly a member of the Los Zetas criminal organization was arrested in Cancún, Quintana Roo during an operation deployed by immigration agents and elements of the Federal Police , who verified that the individual did not count with documents to prove your legal stay in the country.