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Biggest blow for Juarez Cartel in years. Police captured cartel leader.

Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez, leader of Juarez Cartel, captured in Mexico.

MEXICO CITY –  Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez, a former mexican police officer who allegedly admits ordering 1,500 killings during a campaign of terror along the U.S.-mexican border has been captured in northern Mexico, federal officials said Sunday.

Acosta is also a suspect in last year’s slaying of a U.S. consulate employee near a border crossing in Ciudad Juarez.

Mexican President Felipe Calderon said through his Twitter account that Acosta Hernanez’s capture is “the biggest blow” to organized crime in Ciudad Juarez since…READ MORE HERE

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