Ovidio Guzman Lopez, a son of former Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, has been extradited to the United States to face drug trafficking, money laundering and other charges, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced in a statement.
Just days after he was added to the DEA’s most wanted list, a fentanyl trafficker with ties to the sons of “El Chapo” Guzman was found dead this week outside of a public hospital near Sinaloa in Mexico.
Jack Riley, the former DEA special agent who led the capture of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in 2016, said he wishes the former Mexican cartel leader was sentenced to death.
The Justice Department leveled numerous charges against four sons of notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and 24 other members of the Sinaloa Cartel.
A former high-ranking member of the Sinaloa Cartel was extradited from Mexico to the U.S. to face charges of international drug trafficking, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.
The wife of convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday for helping her husband run his cartel and aiding his 2015 escape from a Mexican prison.
The biggest criminal threat to the U.S. is Mexico’s deadly Sinaloa Cartel, a notorious drug trafficking syndicate whose leader is serving life behind bars, according to a new DEA report.
By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com Convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, best known internationally as “El Chapo,” was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in New York to life, plus 30 years to run consecutive to the life sentence. “The long road that brought ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Loera to a United States courtroom is…