Sunday, August 30, 2015



Note:  PV is usually pretty quiet.  Some from naval base?   Others stolen from U.S.?  Or from govt. storage?    Some photos at link. 

Remove C4 explosives, 30 rifles and 12 pistols from Cartel Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta
The PGR investigates the  arsenal, which also includes 118 magazines and 6,658 cartridges of different calibers

26/08/2015 10:56 David Vicenteño / Photo: PGR

Some of the material seized by the Army and handed over to the PGR in Puerto Vallarta

MEXICO CITY, 26 August.- A arsenal including three loads of C4 explosives for demolition, long and short weapons and cartridges of different calibers, allegedly of the New Generation Jalisco Cartel (CJNG) was seized  by Secretariat staff of National Defense (SEDENA), in Puerto Vallarta.

The Attorney General's Office (PGR) reported that the preliminary investigation was initiated to investigate the origin and responsible ownership of explosive devices and weapons.

30 guns
12 rifles, 118 mags, 3 C4 demolition charges, 2 rolls of detonating cord and 6,658 cartridges of different calibers were seized

It was stated that Department of Defense personnel, commissioned in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, detected the presence of a gunman aboard a car, who upon noticing the presence of the soldiers fled the scene in the sedan type vehicle.

The detection of the suspect was on February 20 near the corner of Francisco I. Madero, in the Coapinole colony, Puerto Vallarta, so they proceeded to check the area and found the vehicle, the suspect escaped, on the edge of a farm located at number 348 on calle Francisco I. Madero.

The military continued the search for the suspect and about the property 3 demolition charges of C4 explosive were found and secured 30 pistols, 12 rifles, 118 magazines, 4 fuses, 2 rolls of detonating cord and 6,658 cartridges of various calibres.

Sedena personnel made available to the Federal Public Ministry the arsenal, so the investigation for the crime of Violation of the Federal Law on Firearms and Explosives began.

The PGR said that the building and the vehicle were also secured by the Deputy Regional Control, Criminal Proceedings and Amparo, through its delegation in Jalisco.


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