The terror invaded the streets of cities of Jalisco Y Guanajuato the afternoon and night of this Tuesday, after an operation deployed to capture one of the lieutenants of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG), Ricardo Ruiz Velazcoalias “The Double R”which would have provoked a reaction from the criminal organization.
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In the midst of the chaos, the inhabitants of the affected states tried to get to safety without knowing what had triggered the violence; It was not until this Wednesday morning that it was announced that “The Double R” failed to be arrested in the operation. There is still no official version of the events.
Zapopan, Irapuato and Celaya erupted in violence after the drug cartel’s response, which led to burning of businesses and vehicles, armed clashes, drug blockades, assaults and the panic that seized the inhabitants of said cities to avoid the capture of “El Doble R”.
Ricardo Ruiz is one of the central characters of the criminal organization with the greatest power in the country, directed by Nemesio Oseguera “El Mencho”, since he is associated with the armed and operational actions of the CJNG and directed the square in Michoacán, Jalisco and Guanajuato.
So far the authorities have not detailed what happened in the operation, versions indicate that it was carried out in Michoacán, but the violence expanded in the neighboring states and cities, in which the CJNG has a strong presence in the distribution of drugs and criminal activities.
“El Doble R” is awarded the strategy for carrying out videos against other criminal groupswith hooded elements, who make use of tactical-military equipment, with the aim of sending messages or denying the responsibility of the Jalisco Cartel in criminal activities.
Through his social network profiles, such as Facebook, TikTok and YouTube, Ruiz allegedly used to upload photos and videos, to such an extent that within the organization he was known as “El youtuber”.
The Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) identified him as a lieutenant of the CJNG, with an arrest warrant for his alleged responsibility for the murder of the Venezuelan model Daisy Ferrer and his participation in the murder of the former Secretary of Tourism of Jalisco, José de Jesús Gallegos Álvarez.
Likewise, the Sedena pointed him out for carrying out the videos propaganda, military type, which have been disseminated through social networks.