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Mexico Arrests Regional La Familia Cartel Leader

December 01, 2010  | 

Mexican authorities have arrested a regional leader of the La Familia drug trafficking organization, which dominates the western state of Michoacan, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Federal police arrested 37-year-old Jose Alfredo Landa Torres, known as "Skinny," who was recently named to head the organization's Morelia operations.

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