Bonfim Antonio Lopes, head of the trafficking group(Amigos de Amigos) Friends of Friends,was arrested early today while trying to flee.
Brazilian media reported early today that Bonfim Antonio Lopes was arrested and taken to a maximum security prison , Lopes is one of the most wanted drug traffickers in South American .
the Brazilian government has promoted as a cleansing of the streets prior to the Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
The criminal arrest took place when the police checked the car where he was hiding, and with him were arrested 14 other criminals .
police also managed to secure twelve pistols, several rifles and grenades, three magazines and ammunition, a laptop and cash.
Upon reaching the police, Bonfim was communicated by telephone with his mother to give her instructions on the care of their children, as this is the father of seven children, two of them adopted.