They also seized two AK-47 rifles, seven magazines and 182 rounds of ammunition caliber 7.62, three ballistic vests, two trimmings and a vehicle.
Xalapa, Veracruz. The Navy of Mexico and the Ministry of Public Security in Veracruz reported in a statement naval personnel arrested six alleged members of the criminal organization known as “Los Zetas” arrested in two separate events on Friday afternoon.
An operation was carried out on the road leading from Veracruz Soledad Bending, up to the Santa Rita village, led to the arrest of Ivan Jair Dionisio Mendez, alias “El Chombo“, 19-year-old Jose Juan Dominguez Martinez, alias ” The Juanjo “, 21, Bogar Pastrana Omar Hernandez, aka” Bogar “, 23, and Alexis Rodriguez Arseta, aka” The Alexis “, 20.
The second operation was carried out at the Honeysuckle and Magnolia streets of the colony Dos Caminos, in Veracruz, where he said: Juan Carlos Martínez Jiménez, alias “The Smurf“, 27, and Antonio Moreno Tomahiro Conther, alias “El Malafacha” , 29 years old.
The Zetas were allegedly carrying two AK-47 rifles, 12 magazines, 351 rounds of ammunition, a gun-type bracket, charger and four .45 caliber rounds of ammunition, 10 magazines carrying AK-47 rifle, two bulletproof vests and a van.
After a preliminary investigation all detainees and confiscated weapons were turned over to federal prosecutors.