New York, USA (CNN) – US police arrested, Monday, Emma Coronel Esboro, wife of drug leader Joaquín Guzmán Loira, nicknamed “El Chapo”, on charges related to her alleged involvement in the international drug trade.
According to the US Department of Justice, El Chapo’s wife was arrested at Dulles International Airport in Virginia and is facing charges of conspiring to distribute one or more kilograms of heroin, 5 kilograms or more of cocaine, 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana and 500 grams of methamphetamine within the country.
“We are now trying to get the overall picture of the accusations leveled by the government,” Lawyers Geoffrey Leachman and Mariel Colón told CNN that they will represent Esboro.
He is reported to have flashy logs and weapons, secret tunnels, and lots of drugs. It was among the evidence presented in El Chapo court and showed how one of the most prominent drug traffickers lived as if he was in the series “Telenovela”. In fact, some describe the trial of Joaquin Guzmán Loira, or “El Chapo”, an epic drama.