PM Silva, aged 28, died after being shot on Rodovia dos Imigrantes, near Cubatão, on January 26th. The crime was committed while the agent was returning home and triggered the 7th Operation Shield.
The action can be triggered whenever there is an attack on police officers. In July 2023, after the execution of PM Patrick Bastos Reis, a similar operation was launched in Guarujá. It lasted 40 days and resulted in 28 deaths, as well as arrests and seizures.
The 39-year-old guard survived after being shot on the interconnection section between the Anchieta and Imigrantes highways, also near Cubatão. He was on a motorcycle returning home, in São Bernardo do Campo (SP), in the early hours of January 23rd.
During a press conference, last Friday (2), the Santos Sectional Police Chief, Rubens Eduardo Barazal Teixeira, explained that after investigations, the police reached the brothers, who were taken to the 2nd DP of Santos to undergo reconnaissance. of victims and by interrogation.
At the police station, Danilo confessed to participating in the PM’s death. According to the delegate, there are others involved who have not been identified and, therefore, the Civil Police are continuing with the investigations. His brother, Diego, would not be related to the crime.
Diego, however, was identified by victims of three crimes. One was stolen on Via Anchieta, and the other two on Rodovia dos Imigrantes. He is also considered one of the suspects in the attempted robbery of the GCM in Praia Grande. The Police are also continuing with investigations to identify and arrest the other criminals.
The brothers live close to the highways in the Tancredo Neves housing complex, in São Vicente. “There was evidence of a criminal association between them and these other individuals, previously unidentified, to commit crimes against property and attempt on the lives of these robbery victims,” said the delegate.
The crime took place at around 2:37 am, at km 63 of the highway, on the road towards São Paulo. According to the police report, Marcelo was part of the 38th Metropolitan Military Police Battalion (BPM/M) of São Paulo, but was part of the reinforcement of the Operation Summer, in Praia Grande (SP).
A team from the Military Highway Police (PMR) was called and, upon arriving at the scene, they found the victim on the ground. The man’s motorcycle was lying next to it. A large amount of ammunition was scattered on the highway. Marcelo’s weapons, however, were not found.
According to the Civil Police, Marcelo was shot once in the head and twice in the abdomen. In a note, the Military Police (PM) and the Public Security Secretariat of the State of São Paulo (SSP-SP) informed the g1 that 7th Operation Shield will have the support of the Shock Police. The objective is to identify and hold responsible the criminals who participated in Marcelo’s death.
Remember the robbery attempt
The attempted robbery took place in the early hours of January 23, near the Jardim Nova República neighborhood, in Cubatão (SP). The guard was taken to the city’s Central emergency room and then transferred to Igesp Hospital, in Praia Grande.
According to the São Paulo Public Security Secretariat (SSP-SP), the victim was driving a motorcycle on the road when he was surprised by two robbers. The Highway Patrol was called to respond to the incident and found the victim conscious and lying on the grass in the median.