Mexican Navy: Zetas accountant, three others behind bars
Fri, 04 Jun 2010 22:21:56 GMT —
Mexican authorities report that a man believed to be an accountant for the Zetas drug cartel is behind bars south of the border.
The Mexican Navy reported it arrested 32-year-old Raul Amberto Padilla-Gomez in the wealthy Monterrey suburb of San Pedro Garza Garcia on Wednesday.
Navy officials told Action 4 News that Padilla-Gomez is the accountant for the Zetas operations there.
Authorities also arrested three other alleged criminals at two other hSEMAR Photoomes identified as:
Omar Melesio Bejarano-Lescas, 35Enrique Padilla-Mendoza, 40Erick Humerto Gomez-Mendez, 21
Mexican Navy officials reported seizing cash, vehicles, weapons, ammunition and other items at the homes.
Officials reported that Padilla-Gomez was taken to Mexico City for prosecution.