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The Arrest Of A Drug Kingpin Caused A Twitter Firestorm

Whether these are sarcastic or real, #FreeElChapo was indeed a thing.

1. Early Saturday morning, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the world’s most-wanted drug lord, was arrested by Mexican authorities.

Early Saturday morning, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the world's most-wanted drug lord, was arrested by Mexican authorities.

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2. The news quickly set off a Twitter storm with people using the hashtag #FreeElChapo to express their feelings about the breaking news.

The news quickly set off a Twitter storm with people using the hashtag #FreeElChapo to express their feelings about the breaking news.

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Some paid their respects to the arrested Sinaloa drug cartel leader.

Bitch I Got Dreads!! @DreadDAWGGG

I Respect Any Drug Kingpin Worth 3Billion A Year #FreeElChapoGuzman

Francisco @Sanchez_18O7

He got arrested for being one of the realist mexicans their ever was #FreeElChapo

% @IAmVinciJB

We ain't on El Chapo's dick, we just respecting his hustle. #FreeElChapo

Others were saddened by the news.

Hernan_ @PerezHernan_x

I probably just woke up to the worst news! #FreeElChapo

barry allen @YUNYUN0

Ya agarraron al chapo mi vida no tiene sentido ya #freeelchapoguzman

Tiare  @uyy_tiare

my heart is seriously broken. #Freeelchapoguzman

The G Montoya™ @gmontoya25

Sad day for us Mexicans they finally caught the big boss ! #FreeElChapoGuzman

There are those who believe he helped make Mexico a better place.

10-6_Dubworld @_XII_XVI_XII

But a lot of people fail to realize that El Chapo helped Mexico more than their Government #FreeElChapoGuzman

Jessicca Melchor @jessicca98

Can't believe El Chapo Guzman got caught today In a way he was like the Mexican Robinhood #FreeElChapoGuzman

Jackie @JackiePeezy

I'm so fucking pissed offfffff #FreeElChapoGuzman he's the reason that Mexico was getting better.

Mariela . @Maye_Marieliya

El Chapo helped alot of poeple you dumb ass piece of shit. La gente lo queria y por eso nadien lo entrego en 13 años #FreeElChapo

jaaylo♡ @_jaaylo_

Dumb ass people who think El chapo should stay locked up. You obviously don't know the moral of his story and shit he does. #FreeElChapo

While others proclaim El Chapo’s innocence.

February 24th @ChavezBeast

All the Mexicans are devastated because El Chapo got arrested. #FreeElChapoGuzman #HeAintDoNothing #HesInnocent #HeWasChilling

Princess Destiny ♚ @Destuuuhknee

#FreeElChapoGuzman ✊ he ain't done shit !

CINDY . @ofwgxoxo

El chapo shouldn't be punished in my opinion. #FreeElChapoGuzman

Saoirse Hardunkichud @MooseAlexander

El chapo is a very nice guy, but the Fed don't understand that! #FreeElChapo

Some expressed their anger toward Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and the law enforcement officials who carried out the arrest.

Brown Crowd Locos @JohnnyRosete

President Pe༚ Nieto your days are counted. I hope they torture you first & make you squeal like the pig you are. #ElChapo #FreeElChapo

MurDer_Ma$e @R3Y2459

Fuck the Feds, #FreeElChapoGuzman

$ money $ @fluffypoptarts

Cops are worthless pieces of shits #FreeElChapoGuzman

baldo dominguez @obey_baldo_

Polices fuking up they arrested my idol #elchapo #FreeElChapo #FreeElChapoGuzman

shortii01 @lashortii1001

I dont think Usa Know What They Got Themself Into #freeelchapoguzman

While others feel he’ll get out in no time.

El Randi @ranferii

#FreeElChapo boss man will be out . It won't stop him from makin moves

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