Chief of Juarez drug cartel captured, Mexican officials say

October 10, 2014 2:31 AM

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The last brother running the once-notorious Juarez drug cartel, Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, was captured Thursday in central Mexico, authorities said.

Carrillo Fuentes was hunted down in the city of Torreon and taken into custody without a shot being fired, the government said. He was transported to Mexico City in a helicopter and paraded briefly before reporters.

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