Agents of the State Preventive Police (PEP) arrested Jose Luis Mendoza Uriarte, ‘El Guero Sweaters’, whom the State Secretariat of Public Security (SSPE) associated with organized crime.
In a statement, reported that Mendoza SSPE Uriarte, who was recently linked to murders, is a cousin of Raydel Lopez Uriarte, ‘On Crutches’, captured in February 2010 in Baja California Sur.
Uriarte said that Mendoza was captured Friday night in a special operation of the State Preventive Police in the River Zone.
He pointed out that day, on Boulevard Sanchez Taboada, members of the PEP stopped a vehicle traveling in Guadalupe Cruz Javier Rodriguez, Mariano Rodriguez Pena and Kelvin Humberto Armenta Quinones, 35, 24 and 25 years of age, respectively.
When checking the serial number of the intercepted vehicle, was reported as stolen, at a time, checked the names of detainees. SSPE said that the subject called Mariano Rodríguez Peña said he threatened officers.
Rodríguez Peña also mentioned belonging to a criminal cell and have participated in recent killings and admitted that his real name is Jose Luis Mendoza Uriarte, Urirarte Lopez’s cousin, and linked to the Sinaloa cartel.
Uriarte Mendoza and his companions were arrested and brought before the Public Ministry of Common Law, for the stolen vehicle in the circulating and under investigation for alleged involvement in multiple murders in Tijuana.