drug lord

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a person who controls an organization dealing in illegal drugs


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Drug kingpin Griselda Blanco, who will be portrayed by Catherine Zeta Jones <Bin a new film unknown
But Mexican Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said the drug kingpin managed to escape then in a specially built tunnel linked to the drainage system in Culiacan, Sinaloa's largest city.
The federal judges who heard the appeal and ordered Caro Quintero's release ruled that the drug kingpin should have been tried in a state court instead of a federal tribunal because the government erred in considering Camarena a member of the US diplomatic corps.
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, considered Mexico's most powerful drug kingpin, did not die in a shooting in northern Guatemala, as was mistakenly reported by the Guatemalan authorities (SourceMex, Feb.
However, Owens quiet new life suddenly explodes into mayhem beyond his imagination as infamous drug kingpin Cortez (Eduardo Noriega) escapes from the FBI and heads, with a violent henchman (Peter Stormare) clearing his path for him, for the Mexican border via Owens' town.
35pm Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington (pictured) give strong performances in Ridley Scott's crime drama about 1970s New York drug kingpin Frank Lucas and the determined cop on his trail.
From 1982 to 1990, he was the Chief Prosecutor for the Florida Office of Statewide Prosecution where he prosecuted organized crime cases and was responsible for the extradition, prosecution and conviction of Colombian drug kingpin Jose Antonio "Pepe" Cabrera.
In January 2012, Ayman Joumaa was designated as a drug kingpin for drug trafficking in South America, the Middle East, Europe and Africa and laundering as much as $200 million every month through cash smuggling and Lebanese businesses.
For the first time ever, the US government has named an Iranian government official as a drug kingpin, saying he moved narcotics out of Afghanistan and across Iran in his official capacity.
Since then, police in Thailand have detained nine soldiers suspected of killing the Chinese sailors and are also thought to have links with a Myanmar drug kingpin.
Dancing With the Devil: Confessions of an Undercover Agent tells of an 'untouchable' drug kingpin and one undercover agent who was tough enough to successfully infiltrate his domain and nail him.
The Colombian city of Medellin has seen a resurgence of deadly violence that has brought back memories of its notorious drug kingpin, Pablo Escobar.
It would also relieve first-time drug offenders from mandatory sentencing provisions in current state law and would create a drug kingpin offense to target organized drug traffickers and also require prison time for those caught selling drugs to children.
NEWPORT BEACH -- A man arrested after police found a woman's body packed in dry ice in his ritzy hotel room is a New Zealand native who had been living in the suite for about three years and uses an alias from a TV series on a drug kingpin, authorities said.
Redman's fully voiced rendition captures the personality of each character: Kitchen is morose: the drug kingpin is whiny and grating.
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