CITY OF MEXICO (apro) .- Elements of the National Defense Secretariat (Sedena), the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) and the Federal Police (PF) arrested Juan Manuel Castañeda Julio, El Meño, considered one of The main operators of the New Generation Jalisco Cartel (CJNG).
According to federal authorities, he is identified as financial operator of the CJNG and is allegedly linked to Antonio Oseguera Cervantes, El Montana, brother of Rubén Oseguera, El Mencho.
According to a statement from the Attorney General's Office (PGR), the elements of these three federal agencies completed a search warrant in an address located in the Paseos del Sol neighborhood of the municipality of Zapopan, Jalisco, where the Capture of the likely drug trafficker coordinator sent to the cities of Chicago and Atlanta, United States.
The unit said that Castañeda Julio would also coordinate a cell of a criminal organization with operations in the municipality of Tlaquepaque, in the same Jalisco entity, where he was also considered one of the main generators of violence in the region.
"The detention of this person significantly affects the illegal activities of the criminal group with which he collaborated, having a major impact on his financial capacity and drug trafficking," he said.
During his capture he was secured 600 grams and 40 doses of methamphetamine, three vehicles and radiocommunication equipment.
The detainee and the confiscated were placed at the disposal of the Public Ministry of the corresponding Federation.