One of the most violent criminal organizations that operated in the state of Mexico is the Hand with Eyes, which has slowly been dismantled by the authorities of the state of Mexico.
A final blow to this band was the arrest of Alejandro Chavez Moreno, alias “The Alex“, 36 years old and leader of the gang after the arrest of Oscar Oswaldo Garcia Montoya, alias “El Compayito “.
Moreno Chavez confessed to participating in 70 murders, including that of a Zaragoza Atizapán narcomenudistas whose body was abandoned in Santa Fe in Mexico City.
Last April, Alfredo Castillo Cervantes, head of the Attorney General of the State of Mexico, announced that the criminal organization called The Hand with Eyes, led by Garcia Montoya, alias “El Compayito” was one of the “hot spots” facing the institution.
Every state that was considered a “headache” for the entity, because since 2010 it is known that began operations, it was a split in the cartel and the Beltran Leyva has been operating for about eight months in Naucalpan, Tlalnepantla , Atizapan de Zaragoza, Cuautitlan Izcalli and the Federal District.
Note that since early this year, since a shooting that was raised in Atizapan de Zaragoza, was that the PGJEM began focusing his attention on the criminal group that is characterized by violent murders in which decapitates its victims, what security analysis has offered a reward of 5 million pesos for those who contribute information to this criminal cell, although at that time was known as “Carlos” or “Rodrigo”.
However, on 11 August announced the arrest of Garcia Montoya in one of his homes located across the street from Luis Cabrera in the delegation Tlalpan, Mexico City.
Note that 600 murders attributed to him by what is currently in the prison’s maximum security Altiplano, formerly known as La Palma, located in the town of Almoloya de Juarez Mexico State, that by the PGJEM. This is perhaps one of the most important arrests State of Mexico authorities.
Because it was one of the most wanted criminal organizations in the state of Mexico and the Federal District, we present some of the heaviest blows by the PGJEM to the hand with eyes.
1 .- Unveils “The Hand with Eyes”
Last February the arrest achieved PGJEM 4 subjects who identified themselves as part of the organization, which are linked to the killing of three alleged narco-menudistas Atizapán in the municipality of Zaragoza and clashed with police state of Mexico.
The detainees, arrested in the fractionation Jacarandas, the municipality of Tlalnepantla, disclosed that the three men killed because they refused to “align” to “throw stones” in Atizapán.
2 .- arrested 21 in Huixquilucan
For the month of May, the hand with eyes suffered one of the heaviest blows in the municipality of Huixquilucan since dropped 21 members of the organization, of which 16 had an office in the municipal police and the Command Center the same river, and 5 civilians.
Between 500 and 5 000 thousand pesos were given to police officers who admitted knowing and working for “The Hand with Eyes.”
3 .- Police “hawks” fall in Edomex
After the big hit of the 21 arrested in Huixquilucan, it was learned that 16 of the 21 detainees belonging to the hand with eyes, acted as “hawks” while they worked on the C-4 of the municipality.
Santiago Santiago Arellano Arellano Espinoza and Mendoza, alias “El Viejo” was considered one of the leaders of a group of informants, who reported the movements of different police corporations, in addition to plagiarism, another of them was Luis Aguilar Cabrera, alias “El Flaco”, alleged murderer, who reported their activities directly to “The Elder” and Daniel Cardenas Millan, “The Pony”, who allegedly carried out the distribution of drugs and carried out killings of members of rival groups.
4 .- Caen two Cuautitlan Izcalli
The PGJEM managed to locate a safe house in the municipality of Cuautitlan Izcalli, where he managed the arrest of Armando Silva Leon Guerrero ‘Command’ 40 years of age and Cidadelfo Muñoz Jiménez ‘The Mayata’ 38 years of age who were identified as those who took the lives of three people in mid-July by elements of the PGJEM G60, the group is made up of ministerial agents belonging to different special prosecutors for combating organized crime.
After investigation it emerged that are linked to the murder of a man on 10 May in the colonial streets of La Piedad in the municipality.
5 .- Capture-“4 The Hand with Eyes”
For the month of August, Castillo Cervantes, said that after the investigations of the G-60, it was possible the arrest of four individuals who were part of this criminal cell, who were identified as: Rufino Cortez Castro “The Rufles and / or Acapulco “24 years old, Juan Antonio Lopez Villanueva” The Tortillas “of 19 years, Miguel Abraham Sánchez Martínez” The Salted and / or Korean “24, and Manuel” N “” N “” The Mane “16 years of age. All work for the organization said in the municipalities of Naucalpan and Huixquilucan, and begin the distribution of narcotics in the region of Coacalco and Cuautitlan Izcalli
6 .- Cae leader of “The Hand with Eyes”
Oscar Oswaldo Garcia Montoya, alias “The Hand with Eyes” or “Compayito”, considered the “headache of the state of Mexico,” was arrested on August 11 this year, in one of his residences located in the street Luis Cabrera in Tlalpan, Mexico City. Criminal organization operated for the Beltran Leyva brothers, then become independent with his band called “The Hand with Eyes”, which operated mainly in the municipalities of Naucalpan, Atizapán, Cuautitlan Izcalli, Tultitlan Huixquilucan and part of the Federal District.
He is currently in the prison’s maximum security Altiplano, formerly known as La Palma, located in the town of Almoloya de Juarez Mexico State
7 .- PGJEM detains 12 in Coacalco
Some of the detainees are in the list of the most sought after PGJEM, which are identified as: Federico Hernandez, 23, alias “El Zanca” José Téllez of 33 years 25 years Reynaldo Chavez, alias “El Tacos, “and Martin Martinez 25, alias” The Egg “, who were captured in the town of Coacalco, since they are linked to the commission of crimes of murder and organized crime.
At that time Mexico State Attorney announced that he was emerging as successor Zanca Garcia Montoya, as too dangerous and seniority.
8 .- The last big
Alejandro Chavez Moreno, alias “The Alex”, who served as the chief killers of the Hand with Eyes, was arrested by the PGJEM, as is also indicated as responsible for the beheading in Santa Fe on August 26.
Apart from being involved in 70 murders, and has participated in a shootout in Zaragoza Atizapán happened in February this year.
The attorney said that before the arrest of “The Compayito” and “The Mushroom” Cartel leader of the Center, the state of Mexico had 35 violent killings due to dispute between the two organizations.
He was arrested at the White House bar in Cuautitlan Izcalli, along with two alleged narcomenudistas operating for him.