Alfredo César García Meza was turned over to federal authorities for his extradition to the U.S.
TIJUANA, Elements of the State Preventive Police (PEP) Alfredo Meza apprehended César García, alias “El Tacks”, alleged leader of the Arellano Felix cartel in the border and who is wanted by U.S. authorities.
The director of the corporation owned by the Ministry of Public Security of the state, Marco Antonio Gómez Montoya said also stopped other alleged members of the criminal group, including a woman.
He explained that Garcia Meza was wanted by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) of the U.S., so this subject was made available to federal authorities for his extradition to the United States.
The official said that agents also arrested PEP Lagunas Adrian Vazquez, alias “El Macho Prieto” and other alleged members of that cartel, which disintegrated into a dangerous crime cell operating in this border.
The incident occurred on Boulevard Agua Caliente in this city, when Garcia Meza was recognized by police officers and confirmed his identity after it was discovered that he had a provisional warrant for extradition to the United States on charges of organized crime.
After which the police moved to the colony of Sepanal, where Joselyn and Leslie Marquez, 23, acted to commit an act of crime in a subdivision of Playas de Tijuana.
There also arrested Zazueta Luis Angel Cornejo, with one kilogram of cocaine, whose was paid $ 500.
In colonia Terrazas del Valle, agents intercepted a Ford Explorer 2002 and detained foreign plates Lagunas Vazquez and his companion Luis Gabriel Ramirez Duenas.
Both suspects were arrested and guns, drugs, a charger and plastic scrap for drug dosing was seized.
Later, in the Buena Vista neighborhood, she assured José Francisco Farias Prado, alias “Chucho”, who was driving a vehicle Geo Metro 1991, a wrapper with the drug known as “ice”.
The detainees were turned over to the appropriate authorities.