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 Pictured) Erickson Vargas Cardona alias  “Sebastian,” a long-time organized crime boss with ties to  Mexico’s Zetas and other cartels 

BOGOTA, Colombia — One of Colombia’s most sought after gang leaders, who is accused of running an international drug empire and leaving the nation’s second-city awash in blood as he fought off rivals, was captured Wednesday.
Authorities arrested Erickson Vargas Cardona, a former hit-man better known as Sebastián, in Girardota, about 17 miles northeast of Medellin. He had risen through the ranks of Medellin’s underworld to control a network of criminal gangs known as la Oficina de Envigado.

Read rest BY Jim Wyss, Miami Herald