February 18, 2014
The Federal Police arrested Juan Reza Sánchez, aka Juanito or El Nito, alleged financial operator of the Caballeros Templarios, and Heliodorus Anguiano Moreno, brother Nazario Moreno El Chayo, in two different operations. Reza Sanchez is considered to be a founder of La Familia Michoacana, along with El Chango Mendez and El Chayo. The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) Offered a reward of 5 million pesos for information leading to his capture
Federal Authorities report Reza who organized money laundering through musical groups, fairs, dances and Palenque, According to data from the research Contained in the PGR, OFDI, UEIDCS, 349, 2009 record.
In December 2010, it was reported that in the spring-summer 2009, Reza received economic subsidies of the Ministry of agriculture, livestock, Rural Development, fishing and food (Sagarpa) through the direction of Budgetary Control by traditional Procampo support benefits programs.
Criminal charges pending by the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) if convicted could mean 51 years in prison. Reza is from from Apatzingán, Michoacán.
Reza was considered the direct link to Annel Noriega Ríos, La Bonita or La Chula, who was known as the “Queen” of La Familia Michoacana and who coordinated operations of laundering money and sending shipments of drugs and firearms into and out of the United States. She was arrested in 2012, hiding in plain sight in California. She was arrested at her home in El Monte, in southern California.
In Apatzingán falls another brother of “El Chayo”
The Federal Police captured Heliodorus Anguiano Moreno, of the Caballeros Templarios who is half-brother of Nazario Moreno, “El Chayo”, founder, of the La Familia Michoacana and later Caballeros Templarios.
The Alleged Templarios leader is 26 years old, and was captured in Apatzingán. Proceso-Universal-24Hours