Vera Martinez Hermilo function was co-optation of authorities to obtain information from police and military operations
The National Defense Secretariat reported the arrest of Hermilo Vera Martinez, alias “El Pato”, a suspected Pacific cartel operator that provided information on activities of police authorities/ operations and military info.
Reliance said in a statement that the arrest was last August 11 in Culiacan, Sinaloa, and was the result of investigations conducted after the capture of Sergio Armando Barrera, aka “The Bohemian”, allegedly responsible for arranging and obtaining Central and South American drug cartel for the Pacific.
“With these actions, it affects the structure and coordinating logistics for the shipment of drugs and obtaining inside information, thereby reducing the operational capability of the Pacific cartel headed by Joaquin” El Chapo “Guzman,” says the statement.
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