Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman
Jesus Vicente Zambada-Niebla’s secret plea deal was unsealed by U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo and presents a major breakthrough in the government’s battle against the world’s most powerful cartel
A reputed lieutenant of recently captured drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has indicated during a federal court hearing in Chicago that he intends to plead guilty in a $1 billion trafficking conspiracy that also allegedly involved his boss.
The Chicago Crime Commission said no criminal since Al Capone has been more deserving of the title “Public Enemy Number One” than Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, head of the Sinaloa drug cartel in Mexico, which is responsible for much of the street gang violence in the city.
The right-hand-man to Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is in a federal lockup in Chicago after he was extradited from Mexico, officials said Friday.