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Mexican Judge Grants House Arrest To Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo, Founder Of Guadalajara Drug Cartel

September 12, 2015  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Mexican Judge Grants House Arrest To Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo, Founder Of Guadalajara Drug Cartel

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A federal court in the Mexican state of Jalisco has allowed Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo, better known as (“Don Neto”) to serve out the remainder of his 10 year prison sentence under house arrest.

Carrillo along with Caro Quintero were the founders and leaders of the Guadalajara drug trafficking organization, who had a near monopoly on the smuggling routes in Mexico during the 1970s and 1980s.

Don Neto along with Quintero, were both convicted of the 1985 brutal abduction, torture and murder of DEA agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena Salazar .

After Camarena’s murder, the cartel’s leaders became the subject of a massive manhunt by the governments of Mexico and United States.

Carrillo was captured later that year in Puerto Vallarta and eventually imprisoned at the Federal prison in “Puente Grande” in Jalisco.

The 85-years-old narco legend was granted the right to spend the rest of his sentence in house arrest due to his age.

Mexican authorities are still working to determine exactly where he will be kept.

Quintero was released in Novemebr of 2013, which came as a shock to U.S. officals. José Luis Guízar, the attorney of Carrillo, stated that his client’s release was “imminent”.

Carrillo is the uncle of former Juarez Cartel leader, Amado Carrillo Fuentes, “Lord of The Skys.”

Joaquin ‘Chapo’ Guzman started out working for the Guadalajara cartel, who gave him his start in the drug trafficking business. In the 1980’s the cartel prospered due to its working relationships with the powerful Colombian drug cartels.

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