Traffic checkpoint nets alleged Juarez Cartel capo

October 10, 2014 4:29 AM

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Federal police used a seemingly routine traffic checkpoint to nab Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, the alleged drug cartel boss accused by Mexico's government of turning the border city of Juarez into one of the deadliest places on the planet.

Over the course of an 11-month investigation, agents identified two homes in the northern city of Torreon that Carrillo Fuentes was believed to have visited discreetly as well as a vehicle he used to get around town.

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