They are accused by the PGR of attempted murder and property damage, the attack on van in the Tres Marias event
The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) explained that the Federal Public Ministry assigned to the Deputy Regional Control, Criminal Proceedings and Amparo obtained arrest warrants for 14 members of the Federal Police, assigned to the station Tlalpan of that corporation, related incidents on August 24, 2012, at kilometer 50 of the Federal Highway +500 Mexico-Cuernavaca Huitzilac nearby, Morelos.
According to the PGR, the arrest warrants were issued and complied against 14 elements of the Federal Police Station Tlalpan that were under the injunction of rootedness, for his alleged criminal responsibility for the crimes of aggravated homicide and attempted damage to property.
Entered the police officers attempted to take the life of two officials from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico and a member of the Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico traveling in a Toyota, Land Cruiser type, color black.
The shield prevented vehicle occupants lost their lives, and 152 received gunshot fire.
In its entirety, the weapons used correspond to those of the officers entered, who during the events were transported in private vehicles and property were dressed as civilians, however, to be presented to the prosecutor of the Federation did uniformed patrols and on board they had under their charge, thereby encouraging the concealment of vehicles and simulating a circumstance had turned out to be false.
Among those consigned to the Federal Criminal Court is an administrative clerk assigned to the station Tlalpan Federal Police, who had no permit to carry a firearm admitted having gone to the scene carrying the rifle of one of its companions. This person is probably responsible for the crime of Possession of a Firearm for use by the Army, Navy and Air Force.
He was also an officer of the Federal Police for his alleged responsibility in the commission of the criminal offense of false statement before the Judicial authority. At first this person was not available to the Attorney General of the Federation and to be presented to testify, under oath, denied on several occasions his participation in the events, it was demonstrated during official proceedings.
In addition, five items were entered Federal Police for his alleged responsibility in the commission of the crime of concealment, to be allowed to withdraw the alleged perpetrators of the crime scene.
Lawyers do not know the whereabouts of the 14 police officers; PGR avoids giving reports
Lawyers of the 14 federal police were recorded by the attack on the U.S. embassy truck at Tres Marias, Morelos, arrived early yesterday morning during Friday Atlacholoaya criminal to find the whereabouts of their clients.
Rustic Mondragón Enrique Huerta, one of the lawyers, said that the PGR refused to inform them what would be transferred the federal prison, so that families and lawyers have been given the task of his whereabouts.
The lawyer said: “We are finding that we have no official information on where they were transferred”, however, said that would request an injunction, because the action by the PGR that affects the right to due process and protection of his customers.
Relatives and lawyers of the agents were notified of the transfer and appropriation before a judge, decided to look at all the prisons where they could be sent, but have not been successful.
According to the testimonies of the defense, at eight o’clock in the evening of Thursday the feds were taken from the center of the PGR rootedness to be taken to the same corporation hangar at the airport in Mexico City, where presumably were transferred to a federal prison.
The lawyer said that one of the main concerns is that you take an initial statement to arrive at the jail without a lawyer to assist the alleged perpetrators.
The judicial process is filed in federal court Morelos quarter, so it warned that it is likely that the same is brought on to reject the measure under the PGR and lawyers and relatives are informed of the whereabouts of the 14 feds.
During the 80 days lawyers are requested to address several steps as the confrontation with the Americans, but they were not allowed to defend against charges of attempted murder, damage to property, aggravated assault, and excessive use of force among other crimes imputed to them by the prosecution.