An operation implemented by the authorities of Michoacán, in which three suspected criminals were arrested, sparked a series of blockades with burning cars in the municipality of Uruapan.
The Michoacán Secretariat of Public Security reported on its Twitter account that one of the detainees was injured in the operation.
«We arrested three people, one of them injured, in operational actions that are maintained in coordination with the @FiscaliaMich and @GN_Mexico in the municipality of Uruapan,» the police said.
#Michoacan Arde Uruapan by capture of the head of The Viagras square Luis Felipe Barragan «El Bocho» causes burning of shops and vehicles on the roads of Zumpimito, Pátzcuaro and Uruapan.
Until a few days ago the authorities commented that these audios were not true. pic.twitter.com/kcVwzLvott
— Jhonny Jean (@jhonnybaner) January 31, 2020
Hours later, the secretariat said that the circulation was restored on the free highway Uruapan-Pátzcuaro and on the highway Siglo XXI, at the height of kilometer 6+500.
The circulation was restored on the free road Uruapan-Pátzcuaro and on the highway Siglo XXI, at the height of kilometer 6+500, after the work of the #PolicíaMichoacán in the face of reactions of crime by the arrest of three people. The situation is under control.
— SSP MICHOACON (@MICHOACANSSP) January 31, 2020
«The situation is under control,» he said.
The blockades were recorded at kilometer 006+500 Ramal Distribuidor Zirimícuaro, in the Pátzcuaro-Uruapan section.
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