July 24, 2014
Mexican soldiers have arrested a suspected drug trafficker in the border city of Tijuana who was carrying jewelry, narcotics and $3.6 million in cash.
The Defense Department says Luis Ibarra belongs to a cell in
charge of making and trafficking methamphetamine for alleged drug
kingpin Teodoro Garcia Simental. Ibarra was detained Saturday.
Garcia Simental has been waging a bloody battle against his
former bosses in the Arellano Felix drug cartel.
Meanwhile, police in Ciudad Juarez, across from El Paso, Texas,
say three men were killed outside a bar before dawn Monday.
Chihuahua state prosecutors spokesman Vladimir Tuexi says
assailants chased the victims from the bar and shot them in the
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