On 24 May 2023, two groups of unidentified armed individuals set fire to several vehicles and blockaded a federal highway and a state highway in central Zacatecas state. According to local authorities, two burning trucks were placed on Federal Highway 23 near the municipality of Susticacán — located approximately 50 km (30 mi) southwest of Zacatecas city — while a separate blockade consisting of a trailer and road spikes was reported on the Jerez-Zacatecas highway near the municipality of Monte Escobedo. Local police forces later removed the roadblocks after securing the affected areas. No injuries or arrests were reported in relation to either incident.