On Sept. 10 a federal warrant was issued for the couple’s arrest. Less than a week later, local outlet TVNotas reported that the couple had fled the country upon learning that they were being investigated.
Damn! $146 million?! I wonder were they somehow linked to the cartel or something. That’s a whole lotta money to have access to.
The wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was due to be sentenced this month but according to ABC Chicago News, her court date has been delayed.
Former beauty queen, turned drug felon, Emma Coronel, already pleaded guilty this summer in a cartel conspiracy but mysteriously her Washington, D.C. sentencing date was just put off for one month.
In June, Emma Coronel pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute narcotics and financial crimes. She was to be sentenced in two weeks; facing ten years in prison to life; a far more consequential punishment for a 31-year-old perhaps than her 64-year-old drug lord husband.
Mexican newspaper Excelsior shared CCTV footage from Wednesday’s attack that showed the police officer parking his white vehicle outside a shopping center. Moments later, a red vehicle pulls up alongside him and armed gunmen men leap out, firing rapidly from close range.
Within 30 seconds, the gunmen fired 155 shots at the police officer, before leaping into the vehicle and running off, the outlet reported. Continue reading →