Latin American Herald Tribune | 9/1/2010 12:00:00 AM
Colombia Nabs 11 Associates of Busted Mexican Drug Boss
September 1--Colombian police captured 11 people linked to arrested Mexican drug kingpin Edgar Valdez Villareal in operations carried out in five different cities, authorities said Tuesday.
The arrests were carried out in Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Buenaventura and Pereira and included the detention of a Mexican national described as Valdez Villarreal’s personal representative in Colombia.
The investigation was able to determine that the captured people had sent several shipments of hallucinogens to Costa Rica and, from there, on to Mexico since 2003.
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