Drug maker for 'El Chapo' seized in Mexico

AP News
Posted: Feb 14, 2012 12:16 PM
Drug maker for 'El Chapo' seized in Mexico

Mexican officials say they've arrested a man who manufactured methamphetamine for the Sinaloa drug cartel run by Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. It's the latest in a series of arrests of associates of Guzman, the most wanted man in Mexico.

Federal police say in a statement that 43-year-old Jaime Herrera Herrera was captured in the Pacific coast state of Sinaloa and was one of the principal producers of methamphetamine for Guzman's cartel. They say he is wanted by authorities in the United States, and has acknowledged moving tons of methamphetamine into the United States.