territory controlled by Los Zetas
The Zetas are the criminal organization that controls more territory in respect to the other six cartels operating in the country, according to the PGR.
This group dominates at least 11 states of the Republic.
Separately, the V Military Region considered that the western country has become a flash point for the actions of organized crime. Located to Los Zetas and the groups territory
The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) places cartel Los Zetas criminal organization as the largest presence in the country of the six other organizations associated with the movement of drugs, according to a presentation given by the Deputy Attorney Specialized Investigation of Organized Crime (SIEDO), Cuitláhuac Salinas Martínez.
According to graphs shown by the official at the National Institute of Penal Sciences (INACIPE), Los Zetas dominate several states from north to south. “the cartel Los Zetas are more focused on the Gulf of Mexico, closer to that area and to the south. There are some divisions in relation to their leaders, but we also have a pyramid structure, “he said.
It also exposed the names of the seven major criminal organizations in Mexico: “The Juarez cartel La Familia Michoacana and The Knights Templar, the Beltran Leyva cartel, the Pacific and Sinaloa, the Arellano Felix, Los Zetas and the cartel Gulf “.
In the statement of the officer it was observed that the Zetas have a presence in most parts of Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, Durango, Coahuila, San Luis Potosi, Aguascalientes, Veracruz, Colima, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Quintana Roo up.
In competition followed by the Sinaloa cartel that maintains a presence throughout the Pacific and in parts of central China.
Salinas Martínez’s presentation was part of the international conference “Organized Crime and new models of criminal charges.” In this forum he said that currently seven drug cartels operate and the organization is reduced to the Beltran Leyva brothers, who has a minimal presence in Sinaloa, Guerrero, Michoacan, Jalisco, Colima, Nayarit and Morelos.
“Los Beltrán is a group that has been severely affected by government action to very specific areas and already very limited influence,” said the owner of the SIEDO.
At the Arellano Felix cartel is located just one area of operation: the state of Baja California.
While the Gulf cartel is only located in a catchment area in Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon part.
As to the Knights Templar and La Familia Michoacana considered them as one group, and placed them in the states of Mexico, Morelos, Mexico City and Michoacan.
Army is concerned about the western region
The western region has become a flash point for safety by the actions of organized crime. The Army acknowledged concern by organizations such as Jalisco, Nayarit and Zacatecas.
In an interview, Brigadier General of Military Region V, which covers the states of Colima and Aguascalientes, besides the three above-Fausto Genaro Lozano, said military force carefully watched the movements made by the criminal groups are disputing these territories.
“The different groups that are operating in the area (are) Los Zetas , cartel Generation Jalisco , Resistance , and are those in the three states (Jalisco, Nayarit and Zacatecas), “he said.
Similarly, maintaining detailed attention in the canyons of Zacatecas, and Tlaltenango Juchipila and Valparaiso.
“We Tepic in Nayarit. In Jalisco, the region of El Salvador, Las Cañadas and Tecatitlán area. “
He also stated that they are aware of groups that arise racking, but have not been as consistent criminal who fight the squares.
However, murders like the mayor of La Piedad, Michoacan, forced the Army to strengthen surveillance “in areas with an already hot” as are the boundaries between Jalisco and Michoacan, specifically “still working on Ayotlan, La Barca .
“The whole area is an area that draws our attention permanently. We are still working there at the moment we have troops deployed, but that was the subject at this time. “
Report on drugs
Fausto Lozano, accompanied by Gilberto Hernandez, general of the Fifteenth Military Zone, heard the report of the activity against drug trafficking by military personnel during October:
174 thousand were burned marijuana and poppy 39, made sure nine tons of marijuana and 82 seed, as well as 113 kilos of glass , 28 kilos of cocaine and a kilo 500 grams of heroin.
They were also confiscated 18,205 liters of precursor chemicals were dismantled three narcolaboratorios. They seized 153 firearms, 29 grenades, were also arrested 153 suspects and repelled three armed aggression.
In addition, the entities of Jalisco and Colima were 500 thousand uniformed supporting the DNIII-E Plan for the victims of Hurricane Jova .
It was reported that 14,060 people were evicted from their homes because of the risk and were transferred to 33 shelters run by military personnel. They were provided 41, 714 hot rations. 20,000 were distributed to 287 food pantries in both entities.
Also two thousand 399 households dredging in Manzanillo, Colima, and in Cihuatlan and Melaque, Jalisco.
It was reported that 900 items were supporting the security operation in the Pan American Games, and from November 12 the procedure is repeated for the fair Parapan, if only the deployment will be in the Guadalajara metropolitan area.