“Pirates” Caught off Yucatecan Coast
Criminal gangs operating at sea arrested.
“Pirates” Caught off the Yucatecan Coast
In an unprecedented event, authorities of Yucatan law enforcement agencies captured two local criminal groups that have committed violent acts at sea off the Yucatecan coast.
Eleven suspects were detained in separate operations, and submitted to criminal prosecution for crimes against state police and robbery of a shipment of 1.1 tons of lobster at sea (worth approximately 1 million pesos).
Secretary of Public Security, Luis Felipe Saiden Ojeda, said both arrests were made without firing a single shot, in the ports of Progreso and Dzilam Bravo where these criminal groups dedicated to illegal traffic of sea cucumber had their operation headquarters.
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