A subject who provided cartridges to the Tren del Llano was arrested in Altagracia de Orituco (Guárico), according to military sources.
The detainee is identified as Alexander Rafael Salazar, alias El Renco, a member of the “Oscar de Jesús del Llano” cell, which supplies weapons to the Tren del Llano organization, according to a report from the National Anti-Extortion and Kidnapping Command (Conas). The man was riding a black Keeway Horse Kw-150 motorcycle, license plate AB1B95M.
The subject was seized a 380 caliber pistol; a pistol charger; a 16 gauge shotgun; twenty cartridges for 7.62×39 and 7.62×51 mm caliber rifles; seven 5.56 mm caliber cartridges, two 16 caliber cartridges and a tactical vest.
The detainee was handed over to the Public Prosecutor’s Office where they opened a file for illegal carrying of a firearm and illegal possession of ammunition.
A similar procedure was carried out by the military in the Barbacoa sector, Simón Bolívar municipality (Barcelona), Anzoátegui state, where they retained two shotguns and a 12-gauge shotgun.
During the procedure, they arrested Francisco José Morales, Yunior Javier de Jesús Campos and Luis Manuel Hernández Mujica, members of the El Gordo group, according to investigations by the Urban Security Detachment 52.