Leader of “Los Zetas” cartel captured

Posted on December 13, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity, Zetas

The alleged leader of Los Zetas cartel in the state of Veracruz and one of the “37 most dangerous criminals” from Mexico was arrested today in the city of Córdoba, reported the Ministry of the Navy (Semar). Lettuce Raul Lucio Hernandez, aka “Lucky”, was captured in a ground operation in Cordoba, in the eastern state of Veracruz, “as a result of intensive intelligence work,” said the Semar in a brief statement. The detainee, he added, exercising regional criminal leadership of the criminal organization of the Zetas, which operates in several Mexican states. Read Article

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