A federal judge sentenced 28 years in prison to Vicente Carrillo Fuentes “Viceroy”, brother of the former leader of Ciudad Juarez Amado Carrillo Cartel, better known as “The Lord of the heavens”.
“Viceroy”Faced accusations as organized crime, with the purpose of committing crimes against health; and organized crime, with the purpose of committing money laundering money and stockpiling firearms.
Vicente Carrillo Fuentes was detained in Torreón, Coahuila, in October 2014.
As reported by Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR), the order of formal imprisonment was dictated to Viceroy For six years, however, the brother of the “Lord of heaven” He used legal resources to try to dismiss the accusation.
In 2016, the process was ordered to be reinstated and it was until April 20, 2017 that a formal prison order was issued to Vicente Carrillo, which was confirmed in November of the same year.
After the death of Amado Carrillo, allegedly after a failed plastic surgery, “Viceroy ”took control of the Juarez Cartel in 1997.
Before the criminal organization of Joaquín Guzmán Loera “El Chapo” will lead drug trafficking in Mexico, the Juarez Cartel was the most powerful organized crime group in the country.
The cartel led by the brothers Carrillo Fuentes was the first to work in coordination with the Colombian cartels.