The vehicle was intercepted at the bridge La Gloria, near Jesus Otoro. On Tuesday, officials of the National Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DNIC) seized the vehicle containing the cargo of coffee in the Macuelizo community, where the perpetrators were captured.
Espinal Montoya, Tabora Antonio Perez, Oscar Nunez Robles, Alfredo Castellanos, Melvin Salazar Carvajal, and Amado Antonio Benitez, aka “Pichet” were arrested. Griselda Soriano, police spokeswoman, said Tabora Perez has two arrest warrants out on charges of fraud. According to the DNIC, Salazar Carvajal is suspected of being a hired killer, and Antonio Benitez has an arrest warrant out in San Pedro Sula for the crime of murder.
On Tuesday, yet another police officer was arrested at the exit to Valle de Angeles, after robbing a bank northwest of Tegucigalpa.