Mexico: Head Of Los Zetas Drug Cartel Arrested

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Image: Mexico arrests Zetas leader Omar Trevino Morales
An undated handout photo released by the Mexican General Prosecutor's Office (PGR) on 04 March 2015 shows alleged leader of Los Zetas criminal gang Omar Trevino Morales. Mexican authorities arrested the Trevino early 04 March 2015 in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, official reports said. He was one of the most wanted criminals in both Mexico and the United States, and Mexican authorities had offered a reward of 2 million dollars for information leading to his arrest. Mexican General Prosecutor's Off / EPA

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The leader of the Los Zetas drug cartel was arrested in Nuevo Leon, Mexico early Wednesday, government sources confirmed to Telemundo.

Alejandro Trevino-Morales, one of Mexico's most wanted men, is also known as "42" or "Omar." He is the brother of ex-Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino-Morales, who was captured by authorities in 2013.

The arrest comes days after the capture of Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez, leader of another drug cartel, the Knights Templar.

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