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Man arrested in Cancun on US warrant

Cancun, Q.R. — A man has been arrested in the city of Cancun who police say, was being sought for drug-related crimes in the United States.

Identified only as Ignacio, the man was arrested by officials of the Criminal Investigation Agency and the Federal Police after an arrest warrant was issued against him for coordinating the distribution of cocaine to the United States and Europe via the Cancun International Airport.

Mr. Ignacio was on an Interpol list with a blue notice, which is an international request for the collection of information about a person’s identity, location and / or activities in relation to a crime.

The  man was wanted by the Southern District of Florida in the United States. He has been transported to Mexico City for extradition.