Mexico: Large cache of communications equipment confiscated, believed to belong to Zetas

Posted on December 3, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity, Zetas

Mexican authorities found 167 antennas, radios 1446 and 1,306 cell phones in a network covering four states dominated by Los Zetas.
The equipment was located and seized in the states of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi and Tamaulipas, and several “members of criminal groups,” those who did not specify details, were arrested. The Department of Defense did not specify which group they belonged drug communications equipment, but in those four states, authorities have noted above that has a strong presence the drug cartel Los Zetas. Not reported if the radios were scattered in a number of bases or whether they were mobile, or if base stations and antennas were operating or not. Read Article

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