Detentions of Major Mexico Drug Chiefs

October 10, 2014 4:48 AM

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— Oct. 9, 2014: Mexican officials confirm arrest of Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, purported leader of Juarez cartel.

— Oct. 1, 2014: Mexico announces capture of Hector Beltran Leyva, alleged head of the Beltran Leyva cartel. Authorities say Beltran Leyva, alias "The H" and "The Engineer," assumed leadership of the group after his brother Arturo was killed in gunbattle with troops in 2009.

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