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Seized criminal vehicles turned into state police units

León, Guanajuato — After a criminal raid that led authorities to seize 27 luxury vehicles, the government of Guanajuato says it has transformed some into police cars.

Earlier this week, Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced the raid of 11 homes in the city of
León. The homes were investigated after police recieved a tip that those inside were involved in electronic fraud.

When police raided the 11 homes, they found and seized luxury vehicles, drugs, firearms, computer and telephone equipment, cash, and arrested 8 people, six men and two women. The attorney general explained that from that raid, they seized 27 luxury cars and seven motorcycles, as well as safes containing cash.

They reported that the seized cars include a Lamborghini, Ferrari, BMW, Mercedes Benz, and McLaren and added that those arrested have been palced under the custody of the Federal Public Prosecutor for organized crime.

They also announced that 10 of the seized vehicles will be used as police cars. State governor Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo has reported that of the vehicles seized, six camaros, one corvette, one mustang and two cadillacs will be transformed to serve and protect the state of Guanajuato.