Drug Enforcement Administration

DEA Headquarters

July 16, 2013

Contact: National Media Affairs Office

Phone Number: (202) 307-1000

DEA Statement On The Arrest Of Miguel Trevino Morales

WASHINGTON - - The Drug Enforcement Administration congratulates the Government of Mexico on the arrest of Miguel Trevino Morales.  Trevino Morales, the head of the notoriously violent and vicious Los Zetas cartel, has been a wanted man for years. His ruthless leadership has now come to an end.  

Thanks to the brave men and women of the Government of Mexico, Trevino Morales will now be held accountable for his alleged crimes.

Trevino Morales is of one of the most significant Mexican cartel leaders to be apprehended in several years and DEA will continue to support the Government of Mexico as it forges ahead in disrupting and dismantling drug trafficking organizations.
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