Ovidio Guzmán, one of the sons of “Chapo” Guzmán, has recently been extradited to the United States to answer before the Justice of that country for various crimes; However, the DEA has not finished his work, and is now going after his other three brothers, the so-called “Chapitos”, who are they?
The recent extradition of Ovidio, also known as “El Ratón”, has revived interest in “Los Chapitos”, a faction of the Sinaloa Cartel that is led by the drug trafficker’s brothers and that US agencies plan to dismantle at any price.
Ovidio Guzmán was transferred last Friday to Chicago after he pleaded not guilty to five charges: possession of drugs with intent to distribute; participation in an ongoing criminal enterprise; conspiracy to import, manufacture and distribute substances; money laundering; and carrying firearms. The trial seems long because the boss did not accept his guilt.
However, Ovidio’s brothers: Joaquín Guzmán López, Iván Archivaldo and Jesús Alfredo are also in the sights of the authorities for fentanyl trafficking: get to know them.
THEY ARE “LOS CHAPITOS”, BROTHERS OF OVIDIO GUZMÁN WANTED FOR TRAFFICKING IN FENTANYL
It is no longer just the Sinaloa Cartel: Now another of the DEA’s primary objectives are the so-called “Chapitos”, since the faction is identified for its probable participation in the production and distribution of fentanyl, the drug that has caused a severe crisis in the United States. Meet the three sons of “Chapo” who are wanted by the authorities.
- IVÁN ARCHIVALDO GUZMÁN SALAZAR
Reward: 10 million dollars
Iván Archivaldo Guzmán is the member of “Los Chapitos” most wanted by the DEA; according to the form issued by the agency, He is a man of approximately 40 years old, 1.76 meters tall, black hair and brown eyes.. He faces charges in New York and Columbia.
- JESÚS ALFREDO GUZMÁN, “ALFREDILLO”
He is accused of being the right-hand man of his brother, Iván Archivaldo, and is also wanted by the court of the Northern District of Illinois by, allegedly, ccoordinate the shipment of chemicals from China to make fentanyl.
- JOAQUÍN GUZMÁN LÓPEZ
Reward: Five million dollars
Joaquín Guzmán López He is the only one of the four brothers who does not appear on the DEA’s most wanted list. and its activities are rather discreet; However, his participation in the criminal group “Los Chapitos” is undeniable.