Mexican federal police caught four top members of a drug gang that operates in Acapulco.
The gang has been in a turf war with the local Independent Cartel of Acapulco for control of the port city for two years, since the arrest of Texas-born, suspected drug capo Edgar "La Barbie" Valdez Villareal.
The new group challenging the local Cartel is known as the "Sweeper" gang or the "Devil's Commando."
Federal police said Monday the suspects included one man nicknamed "Santa" who was allegedly the gang's financial administrator. One of those arrested was a woman.
Other suspects allegedly carried out killings, kidnappings, drug sales and extortion.
The female suspect allegedly led a group of lookouts and spies that worked for the gang.