La Familia Drug Cartel Defeated, Leader is Arrested, says Mexico

La Familia Drug Cartel Defeated, Leader is Arrested, says Mexico

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scales of justiceLa Familia leader, Jose de Jesus Mendez Vargas, has been arrested and Mexican authorities said on Tuesday, that the group’s reign in the state of Michoacán has come to an end.

Federal police escorted nearly 50 suspects of two major drug cartels to a news media presentation in Mexico City on Saturday, May 28. The suspects presented include 36 members of the La Familia cartel and 10 members of the Zetas drug gang.

(READ the story, w/ photo, from the Christian Science Monitor)

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