Mexico DF.– The head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was captured overnight by U.S. and Mexican authorities at a hotel in Mazatlan, Mexico.
Guzman, 56, was taken alive overnight in the beach resort town. He was found with an unidentified woman. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Marshals Service were heavily involved in the capture. No shots were fired.
According to press reports, Guzman faces multiple federal drug trafficking indictments in the U.S. and is on the DEA's most-wanted list. His drug empire stretches throughout North America and reaches as far away as Europe and Australia.