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Daily Archives: May 13th, 2011

Martin Beltran Coronel, alias “El Aguila,”, center, and 4 other people are presented to the media in Mexico City, Friday May 13, 2011. Beltran Coronel, who was arrested on Thursday, is the alleged successor to the late Sinaloa drug cartel leader, Ignacio “Nacho” Coronel, slain in a gun battle with soldiers in 2010, according to the Army. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini)

 

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Soldiers have captured the nephew and suspected successor of a Sinaloa drug cartel leader who was killed last year in a gunbattle with troops, a Defense Department official said Friday.

Martin Beltran Coronel, alias “The Eagle,” was arrested along with four other people in an exclusive neighborhood of Zapopan, a suburb of the western city of Guadalajara, said Gen. Edgar Luis Villegas.  read More  Click here: The Associated Press: Mexican soldiers capture alleged cartel leader