Leader of infamous Juarez drug cartel arrested in Mexico

October 10, 2014 12:12 PM

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Mexican officials confirm arrest of Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, leader of the Juarez cartel, following a multi-year search for the man known as “The Viceroy.” The operation concluded without any shots fired, the government said.

Carrillo was captured in the restive northern city of Torreon, the government source told Reuters. The United States had put a $5 million bounty on Carrillo's head, while Mexico had reportedly offered a 30 million peso ($2.24 million) reward.

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