List of 37 drug lords (Mexico)
On March 23, 2009, the Mexican Attorney General ( Procurador General de la República ) published a list of 37 drug lords . For information that served to arrest these people, a reward of 30 million pesos was offered for 22 people and a reward of 15 million pesos for 15 people. The list has not been amended or supplemented since then.
At the end of President Felipe Calderón's term of office , 17 people on this list had been arrested by Mexican security forces ( Navy, Army , Federal Police ) and seven were killed. Two of them were believed to have been murdered by other drug cartels.
Since Enrique Peña Nieto's presidency began on December 1, 2012, six other drug lords have been arrested, particularly in February 2014 the most wanted drug lord in thirteen years, El Chapo , who escaped from prison in July 2015. He was arrested again on January 8, 2016. Nazario Moreno ( El Chayo ), who was allegedly shot in December 2010, was killed in 2014 .
|No.||cartel||First name Name||Alias||Bounty (pesos)||status||Killed / Arrested||Actor|
|1||Beltrán-Leyva cartel||Marcos Arturo Beltrán-Leyva||El Barbas||$ 30M||Killed||December 16, 2009||marine|
|2||Beltrán-Leyva cartel||Héctor Beltrán Leyva||El H||$ 30M||Died in custody||November 18, 2018 / Arrested on October 1, 2014||army|
|3||Beltrán-Leyva cartel||Sergio Enrique Villarreal Barragán||El Grande||$ 30M||Imprisoned||September 12, 2010||marine|
|4th||Beltrán-Leyva cartel||Edgar Valdez Villareal Barragán||La Barbie||$ 30M||Imprisoned||8/30/2010||Federal Police|
|5||Beltrán-Leyva cartel||Francisco Hernández García||El 2000||$ 15M||Imprisoned||November 4, 2011||Federal Police|
|6th||Beltrán-Leyva cartel||Alberto Pineda villa||El Borrado||$ 15M||Killed||09/12/2009||Unknown|
|7th||Beltrán-Leyva cartel||Marco Antonio Pineda Villa||El MP||$ 15M||Killed||09/12/2009||Unknown|
|8th||Beltrán-Leyva cartel||Héctor Huerta Ríos||La Burra||$ 15M||Imprisoned||25.3.2009||army|
|9||La Familia Michoacana||Nazario Moreno González||El Chayo||$ 30M||Killed (a)||9.3.2014||marine|
|10||La Familia Michoacana||Servando Gómez Martínez||El Profe||$ 30M||Imprisoned||4.3.2015||
|11||La Familia Michoacana||José de Jesús Méndez Vargas||El Chango||$ 30M||Imprisoned||June 21, 2011||Federal Police|
|12||La Familia Michoacana||Dionisio Loya plan card||El Tío||$ 30M||Imprisoned||January 27, 2014||Federal Police|
|13||Los Zetas||Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano||El Lazca||$ 30M||Killed||October 7, 2012||marine|
|14th||Golf cartel||Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sánchez||El Coss||$ 30M||Imprisoned||12.9.2012||marine|
|15th||Golf cartel||Ezequiel Cárdenas Guillén||Tony Tormenta||$ 30M||Killed||November 5, 2010||marine|
|16||Los Zetas||Miguel Angel Treviño Morales||Comandante 40||$ 30M||Imprisoned||July 15, 2013||marine|
|17th||Los Zetas||Omar Treviño Morales||L-42||$ 30M||Imprisoned||4.3.2015||
|18th||Los Zetas||Iván Velázquez Caballero||L-50||$ 30M||Imprisoned||26.9.2012||marine|
|19th||Los Zetas||Gregorio Sauceda Gamboa||El Goyo||$ 30M||Imprisoned||April 30, 2009||Federal Police|
|20th||Golf cartel||Sigifredo Nájera Talamantes||El Canicón||$ 15M||Died in custody||September 7, 2015 / Arrested on March 20, 2009||army|
|21st||Los Zetas||Ricardo Almanza Morales||El Gori I||$ 15M||Killed||December 4, 2009||army|
|22nd||Los Zetas||Eduardo Almanza Morales||El Gori II||$ 15M||Volatile||-|
|23||Los Zetas||Raymundo Almanza Morales||El Gori III||$ 15M||Imprisoned||May 20, 2009||army|
|24||Los Zetas||Flavio Méndez Santiago||El Amarillo||$ 15M||Imprisoned||January 18, 2011||Federal Police|
|25th||Los Zetas||Sergio Peña Solís||El Concord||$ 15M||Imprisoned||14.3.2009||Federal Police|
|26th||Los Zetas||Raúl Lucio Fernández Lechuga||El Lucky||$ 15M||Imprisoned||12/12/2011||marine|
|27||Golf cartel||Sergio Enrique Ruiz Tlapanco||El Tlapa||$ 15M||Imprisoned||9/8/2009||army|
|28||Juarez cartel||Vicente Carrillo Fuentes||El Viceroy||$ 30M||Imprisoned||October 9, 2014||Federal Police|
|29||Juarez cartel||Vicente Carrillo Leyva||El Ingeniero||$ 30M||Imprisoned (b)||3.4.2009||army|
|30th||Juarez cartel||Juan Pablo Ledesma||El JL||$ 15M||Volatile||-|
|31||Sinaloa cartel||Joaquín Guzmán||El Chapo||$ 30M||Imprisoned||8.1.2016||marine|
|32||Sinaloa cartel||Ismael Zambada García||El Mayo Zambada||$ 30M||Volatile||-|
|33||Sinaloa cartel||Ignacio Coronel Villarreal||El Nacho Coronel||$ 30M||Killed||July 29, 2010||army|
|34||Sinaloa cartel||Juan José Esparragoza Moreno||El Azul||$ 30M||Deceased||7.6.2014||Unknown|
|35||Sinaloa cartel||Vicente Zambada Niebla||El Vicentillo||$ 30M||Imprisoned||March 18, 2009||army|
|36||Tijuana cartel||Teodoro García Simental||El Teo||$ 30M||Imprisoned||January 12, 2010||Federal Police|
|37||Tijuana cartel||Fernando Sánchez Arellano||El Ingeniero||$ 30M||Imprisoned||June 23, 2014||army|
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