Fighting among Zetas gang and other vicious drug cartels led to the deaths of more than 40 people.
Jesus Mendez was captured Tuesday by the federal police in the central state of Aguascalientes.
Mexico`s federal police say the La Familia drug cartel has been "completely dismembered".
Death of Nazario Moreno Gonzalez is a major blow to La Familia drug cartel.
In the largest single strike at Mexican drug operations in the US, federal officials on Thursday announced the arrests of more than 300 people in raids across the country aimed at the newest and most violent cartel.
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 25, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade