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  1. Mexico's Most-Wanted Drug Lord CapturedRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police in a house in Morelia without a shot fired. The 49-year-old led the Knights Templar, a quasi-religious criminal group that once ruled all of Michoacan, controlling politics and commerce and preaching a code of ethics around devotion to God and family, even as it murdered and plundered.

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  2. Top Mexican Drug Lord CapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Mexican federal police on Friday captured one of the country's most wanted drug lords, a former primary schoolteacher who authorities said terrorized Mexico's MichoacA n state for years as head of the powerful Knights Templar drug cartel. The charismatic Servando GA3mez, known by his childhood nickname of "La Tuta," was captured in the early hours of Friday in Morelia, the capital of the state, officials said.

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  3. More drug lords behind bars in Mexico, flow stays sameRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The China Post

    It's another big score for the Mexican government, which has been tearing through its list of most-wanted drug lords in recent years. Still, no one expects drug trafficking or violence to decrease after the capture of Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former grade-school teacher whose Knights Templar cartel once terrorized the western state of Michoacan.

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  4. Arrests barely slow Mexican drug flowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    With the arrest Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, the Mexican government made another big score, having torn through its list of most-wanted drug lords in recent years. Still, no one expects drug trafficking or violence to decrease after Friday's capture of Gomez, a former grade-school teacher whose Knights Templar cartel once terrorized the western state of Michoacan.

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  5. Mexico drug lord captures change but dona t lower traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    Flavio Gomez, identified by police as the brother of Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, the head of the Knights Templar drug cartel, is loaded into a federal police truck at the airport in Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Servando Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords, was captured early Friday by federal police in Morelia, the capital of the western state of Michoacan.

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  6. Mexico snares notorious drug baronRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. THE president of Mexico has hailed the capture of one of the country's most-wanted drug lords as a move towards peace for the country.

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  7. Mexico official: Police capture drug lord 'La Tuta' GomezRead the original story

    Saturday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police, according to Mexican officials. Gomez was arrested in a house in Morelia, the capital of the western state of Michoacan, without a shot fired, according to a Mexican official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the case.

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  8. Servando Gomez: Mexico's most wanted drug lord captured by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Mirror.co.uk

    Captured: Before being helicoptered to a maximum security prison, Gomez was paraded in front of video cameras in Mexico City Leader of the Knights Templar drug Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, had had previously said he would rather die than be captured, was arrested in in Morelia in Michoacan state. Police spent months gathering intelligence for the operation and reportedly seized nearby properties in the weeks leading up Mr Gomez's capture.

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  9. Capture of Mexican drug lords changes trafficking but doesn't stop itRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Fox News

    It's another big score for the Mexican government, which has been tearing through its list of most-wanted drug lords in recent years. Still, no one expects drug trafficking or violence to decrease after the capture of Servando "La Tuta" GA3mez, a former grade-school teacher whose Knights Templar cartel once terrorized the western state of MichoacA n.

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  10. Lord of the Knights Templar paraded for the cameras: Mexican grade...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Mail

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  11. .com | Mexico captures Knights Templar cartel leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News24

    Mexican police nabbed most-wanted drug lord Servando Gomez on Friday, a former schoolteacher whose Knights Templar cartel tormented western Michoacan state, smuggled drugs to the US and illegally shipped iron ore to China. The man nicknamed "La Tuta" was detained by federal officers without a shot fired as he exited a house in Morelia, Michoacan's capital, following months of intelligence work, officials said.

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  12. Mexico captures gang lord 'La Tuta'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Financial Times

    In a piece of good news for the battered government of Mexican President Enrique PeA a Nieto , police have captured the country's most wanted gang lord, who had proved embarrassingly elusive despite a major military crackdown. Servando GA3mez, alias La Tuta or el Profe - a nod to his profession as a teacher - was captured in the early hours of Friday in a house in Morelia, the capital of the state of MichoacA n.

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  13. Police capture drug lord GomezRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hawk Eye

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  14. Mexican police captured drug lordRead the original story

    Saturday | NWAonline

    An armed and masked federal police officer stands guard as part of increased security outside the SEIDO, the organized-crime division of Mexico's Attorney General Office where high profile detainees are sometimes shown to the press in Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The leader of the Knights Templar cartel, Servando "La Tuta" Gomez," one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords, was captured early Friday by federal police in the capital city of Morelia, according to a Mexican official.

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  15. Reputed drug lord captured in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Recordpub.com

    Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police, according to Mexican officials.

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  16. Mexican police nab teacher-turned-drug lord, Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez of Knights Templar gangRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police as he tried to sneak out of a house wearing a baseball cap and a scarf to hide his identity. Gomez was arrested at a house in Morelia, the capital of the western state of Michoacan, along with eight bodyguards and associates toting a grenade launcher, three grenades, a machine pistol and assault rifles, National Security Commissioner Monte Alejandro Rubido said.

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  17. Mexico Captures 'Most Wanted' Drug LordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cool FM

    One of Mexico's most wanted fugitives - Knights Templar drug cartel leader Servando Gomez - has been captured, police have said. One of Mexico's most wanted fugitives - Knights Templar drug cartel leader Servando Gomez - has been captured, police have said.

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  18. Mexican drug lord who led Knights Templar gang is capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Mexican police said Friday that they had captured the leader of the Knights Templar drug gang, a former teacher who taunted authorities by conducting interviews from hiding and releasing videos in which he talked about his close relationships with his state's political bosses. Servando Gomez, known as La Tuta , was one of the most-wanted drug kingpins still at large in the country.

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  19. Most wanted drug lord held in MexicoRead the original story

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    Kingpin of the Caballeros Templarios drug cartel, Servando "La Tuta" Gomez Martinez, was arrested in Morelia, the capital of the southwestern Mexican state of Michoacan, where the gang is based. The Mexican government had offered a 30-million-peso reward for information leading to the arrest of Martinez, who had become Mexico's most-wanted drug kingpin.

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  20. Mexican drug lord is capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Mexican police said Friday that they had captured the leader of the Knights Templar drug gang, a former teacher who taunted authorities by conducting interviews from hiding and releasing videos in which he talked about his close relationships with his state's political bosses. Servando Gmez, known as La Tuta , was one of the most-wanted drug kingpins still at large in the country.

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