Skip to comments.Mexico arrests leader of Tijuana drug cartel
Posted on 06/24/2014 2:20:37 PM PDT by Citizen Zed
MEXICO CITY (AP) The head of the once-mighty Tijuana-based Arellano Felix drug cartel was arrested while watching Mexico's soccer team play in the World Cup, a top Mexican federal official said Tuesday.
Federal police chief Monte Alejandro Rubido said Fernando Sanchez Arellano was detained in the border city of Tijuana on Monday and was expected to be brought to Mexico City sometime Tuesday.
Sanchez Arellano had $100,000 in cash when he was arrested, Rubido said at a news briefing at which he didn't take questions.
Journalists were shown photographs of Sanchez Arellano in a green soccer jersey and with his cheeks painted with green, white and red, the colors of the Mexican flag.
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Now the Sinaloa cartel will quietly gain control of Tijuana’s underworld and its coveted smuggling corridor to San Diego.
Remember various layers of Mexican cops work for various cartels, so an “arrest” is really just a hit they decided to do cleanly.
Daring break-out and escape in...
Mucho dead Mexican Federales.
He must not have kept up the payments to the police and the army.
I predict some new headless bodies in the near future.
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