The United States is offering a $20 million dollar reward for Rafael Caro Quintero's arrest. But getting him extradited may be complicated.
Rafael Caro Quintero is on the run in a mountainous part of Mexico.
Trump wants longer jail sentences for dealers. He was vague on supplying health treatment solutions to the heroin and opioid epidemic. One thing for sure: anti-drug agents on both sides of the border will have to cooperate to make any law enforcement impact. Trump's offensive attitudes toward Mexico probably doesn't help.
The cartel leader can still appeal, possibly delaying his removal for weeks or months.
Officials say it could bring the cartel leader closer to extradition to the U.S.
Unlike "El Chapo," Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada hasn't spent years in prison.
Organized crime expert Steven Dudley discusses the future of the Sinaloa drug cartel.
If you want to know more about how cartels work, root for his extradition.
He cautioned it may not happen soon.
The drug lord has now been returned to the same prison he escaped from.
In Mexico the apprehension or killing of top drug lords tends to be timed for maximum political advantage. The spectacular recapture of the world's most wanted drug kingpin, El Chapo Guzman, is no different.