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Mexico extradites Jaime González Durán “El Hummer”, one of the most bloodthirsty leaders of Los Zetas, to the United States – .

After three years of having lost his extradition trialthe Government of Mexico finally delivered yesterday to the United States Jaime Gonzalez DuranThe Hummer“, former military Y one of the founders of the group of The Zetasto be tried for crimes of drug trafficking.

The criminal leader appeared this Friday for the first time before the Federal Court of the District of Columbiain Washingtonwhere he faces a charge of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute 5 or more kilos of cocaine and more than a thousand kilos of marijuana for importation into the United States.

“If found guilty, González Durán will face a minimum sentence of 10 years and a maximum of life in federal prison. A judge in a Federal District Court will determine any sentence, based on the United States Sentencing Guidelines and other legal factors,” the US Department of Justice reported.

“The Office of the Division of the DEA in Houston is investigating (the case) with the assistance of the DEA Office in Mexico”.

The Department of Justice specified that this accusation, presented on May 9, 2013, was the fourth to be presented by a Grand Jury before a US Court.

In October 2015, when he had been imprisoned in Mexico for 7 years, the State Department processed the provisional arrest warrant for extradition against him through the United States Embassy in our country.

According to the indictment, between 2000 and February 2010 “The Hummerwas one of the highest level members of Los Zetasthat in those times It was the armed wing of the Gulf Cartelan alliance that came to be known as “The company“.

“They were a violent transnational drug trafficking organization based in Mexico that was engaged in the manufacture, distribution and importation of tons of cocaine and marijuana from Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala, Panama and other places into the United States. González Durán was also the ‘boss de plaza’ of the Mexican cities of Reynosa and Miguel Alemán, controlling the drug trafficking activities of the Zetas in those areas of operation,” said the US authority.

The historic leader of Los Zetas will be tried in the United States in the same criminal case in which other former leaders are also accused Zeta leaders Like the brothers Miguel and Omar Treviño Moralesnicknamed “The 40” Y “The 42“, Y Jesus Enrique Rejon Aguilarthe mommy“.

The Hummer” was born on January 22, 1976 in the Municipality of Aquismon, San Luis Potosiand in his youth he entered the Army ranksfrom which he deserted when he was commissioned as an agent of the Federal Judicial Police in Tamaulipas.

November 7, 2008 was captured in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, with 150 thousand dollars in cash and a firearm for the exclusive use of the Armed Forces. Since then he has been imprisoned in the Federal Prisons of the Altiplano and Hermosillo, Sonora.

From February 2020 Gonzalez Duran ultimately lost the amparo against the extradition order of the Secretary of Foreign RelationsHowever, he managed to suspend his delivery for two years with an amparo in which he alleged that his imminent delivery put his health at risk in the event of a possible Covid-19 infection. That judicial protection was finally cancelled.

Mexico decided to hand him over to the United States, despite the fact that here the criminal has yet to serve three sentences that together add up to 73 years in prison.

One is 35 years in prison for organized crime and illegal deprivation of liberty; another, 16 years and six months for money laundering; and one over 21 years, nine months, for violation of the Firearms and Explosives Law.

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