El Chapo

Physician known as 'El Chapo of Opioids' gets 6 years in prison

Robert Delagente, DO, was sentenced to 72 months in prison for opioid distribution and falsifying medical records to cover it up, the Justice Department said May 5. Dr. Delagente, 48, practiced at Oakland, N.J.-based North Jersey Family Medicine beginning in May 2014, the department said. While there, he prescribed drugs including oxycodone, Percocet, Tylenol with codeine, and various benzodiazepines without a legitimate medical purpose.
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Brother of Chicago twins who helped take down El Chapo admits to burying millions in drug proceeds under porch

Chicago twins Pedro and Margarito Flores were just 16 when their older brother Armando was arrested in the late 1990s for selling narcotics out of a Cicero auto dealership. Armando was later sentenced to five years in federal prison, and his absence created a vacuum for his younger brothers to fill. Within a few years, the twins had risen to the highest levels of Chicago’s drug-trafficking ...

The Mob Museum in March: Crime Scene Investigations, The Godfather, & El Chapo

The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, announces its roster of public programs for March. All Museum programs require registration. For more information on any of the public programs below and to register, visit It’s a Woman’s World: Crime Scene Investigation in Las Vegas...

US Court Upholds Conviction of Mexican Drug Lord El Chapo

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit rejected claims that Judge Brian Cogan made rulings allowing a jury to hear faulty evidence at notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman's 2019 trial. The conviction of the notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was...
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El Chapo conviction upheld

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo. Joaquin Guzman sought to overturn his conviction in Brooklyn federal court on ten grounds. The appellate court concluded "none of these claims has merit." Among Guzman's arguments, the strict conditions of his...