POSTED: Friday, April 3, 2009 - 7:57am
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:23pm
The governor of Chihuahua is speaking out to Newschannel 9 about the arrest of a powerful cartel leader. Vicente Carrillo Leyva, the second in command of the Juarez Cartel was caught Wednesday in Mexico City. Leyva is also the son of notorious drug kingpin, Amado Carrillo Fuentes. In response to his capture, Governor Jose Reyes Baeza says victory in the war against the cartels is far from being achieved. He says this is simply a sign that the efforts to fight the cartels is working and he hopes this trend will continue.