El Marro

  • Mexico captures 'El Marro', cartel boss blamed for fueling violence
    MEXICO CITY, August 2 (Reuters): The Mexican Army and state security forces have captured Jose Antonio Yepez, a prominent drug gang leader blamed for helping to fuel a major surge in violence in the country in recent years, authorities said on Sunday. Widely known as "El Marro" (The Mallet), Yepez was captured in an operation carried out early on Sunday morning, according to the federal government and authorities in the central state of Guanajuato, a principal fl