Soldiers have arrested a suspected member of a powerful drug cartel who is listed among Mexico's 37 most-wanted traffickers.

The Defense Department says Raymundo Almanza Morales was captured in the northern city of Monterrey after soldiers received an anonymous tip.

Almanza is named as a top lieutenant of the Gulf drug cartel on the list of most-wanted traffickers that the government published in March.

His brother, Octavio Almanza, was arrested in February on suspicion of masterminding the killing of an army general in Cancun.

A statement from the Defense Department says Raymundo Almanza was arrested with three other people Wednesday. The statement was released Thursday.