National Guard recovered more than 160,000 liters of huachicol in three days

National Guard recovered more than 160,000 liters of huachicol in three days

Elements of the National Guard (GN) hit another blow to the huachicoleros because, after conducting checks on several vehicles for the prevention of said crime in the state of Oaxaca, elements of the National Guard intercepted a tank-type vehicle with around 20,000 liters of hydrocarbon, presumably illegal.

According to the official statement of the agency, when patrolling over the Pinotepa-Salina Cruz highway, Santa María Huatulco municipalityThey stopped the tank to verify the legal origin of the fuel; Given this, they reported, the driver showed various documents with inconsistencies.

In this context, and to define responsibilities, the person was read the Card of Rights that Assist People in Detention, the National Registry of Detentions was filled out with their data and later together with the unit it was available to the Attorney General of the Republic in the entity.

National Guard recovered more than 160 thousand liters of huachicol in three days (Photo: Cuartoscuro, Archvio)

National Guard recovered more than 160 thousand liters of huachicol in three days (Photo: Cuartoscuro, Archvio)

But it is not the first case, as GN agents carried out several fuel recoveries over three days and in different states of the Republic.

For example, derived from the inter-institutional coordination between the National Guard, Civil Protection, Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and in compliance with a search warrant issued by a District Judge to the Attorney General’s Office (FGR), entered a building in the municipality of Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, where approximately 14,550 liters of hydrocarbon were secured; three people were arrested, authorities reported at a press conference.

At the address located in the Valle de Los Pinos industrial subdivision, they announced, the agents assured until six gallons with around 150 liters of hydrocarbon, two drums with 400 liters and a metal container filled with 14,000 liters, as well as two computers.

The three people were left at the disposal of the corresponding ministerial authority, who will be in charge of determining their legal situation and continuing with the necessary investigations.

GN ensures the sale site of 'huachicol' (Photo: National Guard)

And in Durango, elements of the National Guard carried out permanent security patrols, which allowed them to secure in the municipalities of Lerdo and Pueblo Nuevo, approximately 131,616 liters of apparent hydrocarbon, local authorities reported.

The fuel was loaded in two doubly articulated tractors; one carried approximately 66,000 liters and the other 65,616 liters. In both cases, the drivers showed documents that apparently supported the legal transfer and origin of the hydrocarbon, but presented different inconsistencies.

Therefore, the two drivers were made available to the Attorney General of the Republic in the entity where the investigations will be followed up.

Pemex workers check that the content of the pipe is correctly accredited by the company (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

Pemex workers check that the content of the pipe is correctly accredited by the company (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

Finally, and as part of the work carried out by the authorities to inhibit the illegal sale of hydrocarbons, members of the GN intercepted a doubly articulated truck with around 62,000 liters of fuel, presumably illegal.

“At kilometer 006 + 550 of the South Guadalajara Bypass, a tractor-trailer coupled to a semi-trailer and trailer was located that circulated with tinted windows, which violates the Traffic Regulations on Roads and Bridges of Federal Jurisdiction,” Sedena said in a statement.

By indicating the reason for your momentary detention and requesting the documents to carry out the corresponding offense, the federal officers realized that there were inconsistencies in the documentation as they did not comply with the acquisition and transfer requirements.

To determine responsibilities, the driver was placed at the disposal of the Attorney General’s Office in Guadalajara.

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