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Son of Former Juarez Drug Cartel Boss Amado Carrillo Fuentes (Lord of The Skies), Wanted By Mexican Federal Authorities

August 9, 2015  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Son of Former Juarez Drug Cartel Boss Amado Carrillo Fuentes (Lord of The Skies), Wanted By Mexican Federal Authorities

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Article Translated from Proceso

Carrillo Barragan, the son of the late boss of the Juarez Drug Cartel Amado Carrillo Fuentes, aka “The Lord of Skies”, is wanted by Mexican federal authorities.

The first born son of the legendary drug trafficker filed a court injuction, for the Writ of Amparo,  which is a procedural motion within the judicial process that protects a person’s human rights under the Mexican constitution.

Carrillo Barragan filed the motion for protection after federal agents went to his home in Mexico City to execute an arrest warrant against him.

Jesus Alberto Hernandez Chavez, Judge Thirteenth District Criminal Amparo in Mexico City, provisionally suspended any arrest warrants, as long as the case for an indictment for less serious offenses moved forward.

According to the agreements under 637/2015, Chavez Hernandez ordered the complainant to pay a guarantee of $28 thousand dollars for the suspension of judicial or ministerial mandate.

The judge requested reports from the Attorney General (PGR), federal judges and the courts, to confirm if there is such a warrant outstanding for the arrest of Carrillo Barragan and Sonia Barragan Espinoza.

The authorities’ report to the judge is expected to be submitted next week, which law enforcement sources said with a certainty, there is an existence of an arrest warrant. The charges Carillo Barragan faces that led to the warrant from has yet to be revealed by Mexican law enforcement officials.

Amado Carrillo became known as “El Señor de Los Cielos” (Lord of the Skies) because of the large fleet of jets he used to transport drugs. He was also known for laundering money via Colombia to finance his huge fleet of planes.

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration described Carrillo as one of the most powerful drug traffickers of his era.

Carrillo Fuentes died in 1997 at a Mexican hospital after undergoing extensive plastic surgery to change his appearance.

In his final days Carrillo was being tracked by Mexican and U.S. authorities. He was regarded as one of the wealthiest criminals in history, with an estimated net-worth of $25 billion dollars.


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