Top Gulf Cartel Leader Captured in Matamoros

2 years 9 months 6 days ago Monday, February 19 2018 Feb 19, 2018 February 19, 2018 8:09 PM February 19, 2018 in News

WESLACO – An alleged top boss of the Gulf drug cartel was captured right across the border.

Jose Alfredo Cardenas was arrested in Matamoros.

The Mexican Navy calls him the “presumed leader of a criminal organization in the region.”

Cardenas is the nephew of former Gulf Cartel leaders Osiel and Antonio Cardenas. Osiel is in a U.S. prison.

Antonio was killed by Mexican security forces in 2010.

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