Mexico nabs alleged drug cartel boss wanted in US

MEXICO CITY:Mexican prosecutors say a judge has authorized 40 days of detention for an alleged lieutenant of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel while authorities investigate the man wanted in the United States on drug charges.The Attorney General’s Office says federal agents arrested Adan Salazar Zamorano on Saturday but it gives no other details.A brief statement released late Tuesday describes Salazar Zamorano as a supplier of narcotics for the Sinaloa drug cartel. It says he also led an independent drug gang known as “The Salazars.”Salazar Zamorano allegedly was based in Sonora state, on the border with Arizona. He is wanted in Texas where he faces charges of conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute – Yahoonews