Mexico Extradites Ten Major Drug Trafficking Defendants to the U.S.

IMPORTANT: The full content of this page is available to premium users only.

Sunday, March 1, 2009
Bruce Zagaris
On December 31, 2008, the Mexican government extradited ten major drug trafficking defendants to the United States. According to a U.S. Department of Justice press release, the defendants are accused of being associated with some of the most notorious Mexican drug trafficking organizations, including the Gulf Cartel, the Arellano Felix Organization and the Sinaloa Cartel. The defendants arrived on December 31 in Texas. They will face criminal proceedings in the Southern District of Texas, the Southern District of California, the Central District of California and the Northern District of Georgia...[more]