Mexico: Authorities Break Up Another Kidnapping Gang in Tabasco

Posted on July 28, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity

Members of the 17th Infantry Battalion in Tabasco captured five members of the gang known as “Los Sastré,” Milenio reports. The gang is responsible for several kidnappings and murders throughout the state. The operation began July 12, when a search warrant was issued for the gang members following the kidnapping of a person from the town of Cárdenas. In the following days, five members were captured, including the leader, José Ulises Sastré Vidal, age 30. All other members are between 18 and 22 years old. Read Article

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