Top leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel arrested

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Cesar Gastelum Serrano, a senior figure within Mexico’s once-powerful Sinaloa drug cartel, was arrested by security forces on Saturday morning.

Serrano was travelling alone to avoid attention. He was carrying a pistol, two cell phones and about 700 grams of cocaine. While Serrano was changing vehicles, police sprung and arrested him.

Authorities say Serrano had been trafficking drugs into the United States and Mexico via Colombia, Honduras and Guatemala. He is also accused of using a scaffolding company to distribute several tonnes of cocaine per week.

Serrano was also allegedly involved in the killing of law enforcement officials in Honduras.

Serrano is a ‘one of the most prolific cocaine suppliers’ for the Sinaloa drug cartel and an associate of Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman.

RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. Cesar Gastelum Serrano and his belongings
2. Cesar Gastelum Serrano arrested in Cancun, Mexico
3. Route of cocaine trafficked by Cesar Gastelum Serrano
4. Cesar Gastelum Serrano involved in the killing of law enforcement officials in Honduras
5. Cesar Gastelum Serrano using scaffolding company to distribute drugs

VOICEOVER (in English):
“Drug cartel kingpin Cesar Gastelum Serrano was travelling alone to avoid attention. He was carrying a pistol, two cell phones and about 700 grams of cocaine.”

“While Serrano was changing vehicles, police sprung arrested him.”

“Authorities say Serrano had been trafficking drugs into the United States and Mexico via Colombia, Honduras and Guatemala.”

“Serrano was also allegedly involved in the killing of law enforcement officials in Honduras.”

“He is also accused of using a scaffolding company to distribute several tonnes of cocaine per week.”

SOURCES: Latin American Herald Tribune, Fox News
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http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/04/12/mexico-arrests-alleged-sinaloa-cartel-cocaine-trafficker/