Leader of brutal Zetas cartel captured in Mexico

March 4, 2015 4:07 PM

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A leader of one of Mexico’s most brutal drug cartels was arrested early Wednesday, Mexican media reported.

Omar Treviño Morales, head of the Zetas paramilitary cartel, was captured by federal authorities in a wealthy suburb of Monterrey, capital of the northern state of Nuevo Leon. Both Mexico and the United States had offered multimillion-dollar rewards for Treviño’s arrest.

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