US indictments against accused Mexican drug lord
- Article by: The Associated Press
- Associated Press
- February 22, 2014 - 3:15 PM
Mexico's most wanted drug dealer, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, faces at least seven indictments in federal court in the United States. Some of the cases pending against him:
Southern District of California, San Diego, 1995
—Four counts of conspiracy to import and possess cocaine with the intent to distribute.
Western District of Texas, Del Rio, 2001
—Two counts related to conspiracy to import and possess narcotics.
Northern District of Illinois, Chicago, 2009
—Two counts of conspiracy with intent to distribute cocaine and heroin.
—Distribution of heroin.
Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, 2009
—Participating in a continuing criminal enterprise responsible for smuggling more than 127,000 kilograms of cocaine into the United States.
—Eight counts of manufacture and distribution of cocaine.
Southern District of Florida, Miami, 2010
—Conspiracy to manufacture and distribute cocaine.
—Four counts of manufacture and distribution of cocaine.
District of New Hampshire, 2011
—Two counts of conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine.
Western District of Texas, El Paso, 2012
—Participating in continuing criminal enterprise responsible for smuggling large quantities of cocaine and marijuana into the United States. The charge includes of racketeering, money laundering and conspiracy to kill in a foreign country.
—Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana.
—Conspiracy to import cocaine.
—Conspiracy to commit money laundering.
—Conspiracy to possess firearms in furtherance of any violent or drug trafficking crime.
—Murder while engaging in or working in furtherance of a continuing criminal enterprise or drug trafficking. He is accused of being involved in four killings.
—Engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise in furtherance of drug trafficking
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