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by Peter Moskos

September 19, 2014

We Got Another Kingpin! (14)

It's been a few months, and actually "we" didn't get him. But he was gotten all the same.

From the BBC: "Mexican police have found the body of Aquiles Gomez, who was thought to be one of the main leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel."

We win! (for the fourteenth time and counting...)

As I wrote back in 2011:
Ah, the illusive search for "Mr. Kingpin." If only we could nab him, the whole criminal enterprise would tumble. Witness how we're all safe from terrorism after the killing of Osama bin Laden. And notice how the drug war in Mexico has been won...

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