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Alberto Carrillo Fuentes, alleged leader of the New Juarez Cartel is arrested

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September 1, 2013

PROCESO.COM.MX.-Alberto Carrillo Fuentes aka “Betty La Fea”(Ugly Betty), 47, was arrested in Nayarit, Mexico by Federal Police agents, Carrillo Fuentes had taken leadership of the New Juarez Cartel after the apparent retirement of his brother Vicente Carrillo Fuentes aka “El Viceroy”.

Banner signed by the New Juarez Cartel.

Alberto Carrillo Fuentes seeked to reestablish the presence of the Juarez Cartel, founded by his brother Amado Carrillo Fuentes aka “El Señor de los Cielos”, he was at the forefront of an intense war against the criminal group led by Joaquin Guzman Loera aka “El Chapo”, mainly on the states of Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Sonora, Coahuila and Durango.

According to Justice authorities, Carrillo Fuentes was captured in the hotel district of the Nayarit Riviera, in the municipality of Bucerias, where he was hiding all by himself. Authorities from the 5 states previously mentioned participated in his tracing, according to the this information, the police operation went unnoticed by the population.



Bucerias, Nayarit, Mexico.

This past May, PROCESO published an article depicting “Betty La Fea” as the new leader of the criminal organization created by “El Señor de los Cielos” and how he, along with help from Los Zetas and the Beltran Leyva brothers, fought against Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.

Carrillo Fuentes tried to recover the control of the drug trade in Ciudad Juarez, a city where the criminal group of “El Chapo” Guzman arrived during the past Federal Administration causing intense shootouts making Ciudad Juarez one of the world´s most violent cities.

Identified by Mexico´s General Attorney Office (Procuraduria General de la Republica-PGR), as the leader of the New Juarez Cartel, Alberto Carrillo Fuentes was chased by Federal Police since the beginning of this administration. Carrillo was taken to SEIDO´s headquarters in Mexico City.

Carrillo has charges against him for organized crime, crimes against health(drugs), and murder.

According to official reports, his capture was the result of finance tracking.

Just like “El Chapo” Guzman, the Carrillo Fuentes family comes from Sinaloa, PGR´s officials believe either Julio Cesar or Juan Carrillo Leyva can take the leadership of the organization, both of them are sons of the late “Señor de los Cielos”, Amado Carrillo Fuentes.





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