Monday, March 12, 2012

Nueva Generacion Cartel Co-founder And Leader From Jalisco Arrested By Mexican Military

Fifteen suspects arrested by Mexican authorities.

Erick Valencia Salazar, aka. "El 85"

La Nueva Generación cartel leader based in Zapopan arrested sparking protests in the region by criminals.

By H. Nelson Goodson
March 11, 2012

Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico - On Friday, one of the founders and leader of the Nueva Generación Cartel, Erick Valencia Salazar, aka, "El 85" was taken into custody at a residence in Zapopan by the Mexican military. His right hand man, Otoniel Mendoza, aka, "Tony Montana" was also taken into custody with Salazar.
An estimated 30 weapons and grenades were also confiscated, according to the Secretary of Mexican National Defense (Sedena).
Jalisco state authorites reported that in retaliation, members of from the Nueva Generación set-up 16 road blocks and burned around 25 vehicles throughout the Guadalajara metropolitan area. One man was reported killed after he refused to leave his trailer and the body was burned along with the trailer.
Mexican military arrested 15 suspects involved in the road blocks, burned vehicles and protest incidents around Guadalajara sparked by the arrest of Salazar.

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