El Chapo-branded heroin seized alongside 'Yankees'-stamped drugs in New York City $5million bust

Mail Online | 7/19/2019 | Adry Torres For Dailymail.com
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Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán might be serving a life sentence - plus 30 more years - at a super maximum security facility but his legend remains alive in the drugs trade.

Federal authorities raided a New York City home Wednesday - just hours after the infamous drugs lord found out his fate in a Brooklyn court - and confiscated $5 million worth of heroin and branding stamps that featured El Chapo's likeness.

Drugs - Kilos - Northeast - Big - Apple

The drugs - three kilos in all - were destined to be distributed in the Northeast and the Big Apple.

The Drug Enforcement Agency [DEA] arrested Luis Carmona-Ilarraza, Joseph Medina-Hidalgo and Amaury Lora-Grullon during a two-day period near the Bronx apartment building.

Tuesday - Evening - Agents - Vehicle - Massachusetts

On Tuesday evening, agents were observing a parked vehicle with Massachusetts license plates and saw Carmona-Ilarraza place a bag inside the vehicle. The car was then stopped and investigators discovered 70,000 individually packaged envelopes containing heroin.

The following afternoon, after news of...
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