#DrugLord

  • Drug dealer who tried to escape Brazil prison by dressing up as daughter is found dead

    The Brazilian drug trafficker who tried to make a prison break by disguising himself as his teenage daughter was found dead in his cell, local authorities said. Clauvino da Silva, 42, apparently hanged himself Tuesday at a Rio de Janeiro prison just three days after he was busted in an elaborate...
  • El Chapo has been sentenced to life in prison!

    The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed down the sentence Wednesday. Guzman was convicted in February in an epic drug-trafficking case. The 62-year-old drug lord was brought to the U.S....
  • El Chapo legal defense may be in limbo for now!

    Private lawyers seeking to represent Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in his U.S. drug-trafficking case failed to get assurances Monday that they’ll get paid, leaving the Mexican drug lord’s defense in limbo. During a hearing in federal court in Brooklyn, U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan told the lawyers that if...
  • Major drug operation busts half a million dollars’ worth of marijuana

    ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – A tip helped officials make a large drug bust in metro Atlanta. Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office said they received information about a potential drug shipment from Los Angeles to a road in the county recently. After investigating the tip, deputies executed a search warrant last week...
  • Brazilian drug lord arrested after 30 years of using plastic surgery to evade police

    Police say his organisation produced cocaine in Peru, Colombia and Bolivia, and exported it to Europe and the United States via Brazil and Paraguay. They estimate that da Rocha brought in 5 tones of cocaine per month in Brazil alone. Police also accuse da Rocha of being one of...
  • Mexican Drug Lord El Chapo Receives Court Date 

    Often regarded as the Houdini of prison escape missions, El Chapo has been detained relatively well this year considering his past experiences. Now being detained on US soil, El Chapo now gets to experience the disgruntled United States Justice System, and believe me when I tell you, they want...