Mexico captures infamous drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero
Caro Quintero was arrested after a search dog named "Max" found him hiding in bush in the town of San Simon in Sinaloa state during a joint operation by the navy and Attorney General's Office, a navy statement said. The site was in the mountains near Sinaloa's border with the northern border state of Chihuahua.
Drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero arrested in Mexico
Mexican authorities captured Rafael Caro Quintero, one of the country's most wanted drug lords accused of orchestrating the 1985 murder of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent, two sources told Reuters on Friday.
U.S. to seek immediate extradition of captured Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero
Mexico's navy has captured drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, convicted of murdering a U.S. anti-narcotics agent in 1985, in a law enforcement coup that also saw the crash of a helicopter used in the mission, leaving 14 military personnel dead.