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Mexican authorities arrest alleged leader of Zetas drug cartel

Mexican authorities say they have arrested the alleged leader of the Zetas drug cartel. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of State)

Mexican authorities say they have arrested the alleged leader of the Zetas drug cartel.

Jose Maria Guizar Valencia is a U.S. citizen known by his Zetas code name, " Z-43." The United States had offered a $5 million reward for his arrest.

According to Mexican officials, Guizar Valencia was one of the main generators of violence and had directed Zetas' drug trafficking and other activities in southern mexico.

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