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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Obama Commutes Life Sentences of Four Mexican Cartel Leaders

ROMA, Texas — Four family members who ran one of the largest cartel smuggling operations in south Texas had their life in prison sentences commuted and will likely be returning to this border city from where they ran their criminal empire. One of the main destinations that the criminal organizations delivered drugs to was Chicago, Illinois.

This week, outgoing President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 209 convicted criminals and pardoned 64 others. The majority of the convictions were from drug trafficking or production offenses.

Four of those convicted criminals who had been sentenced to life in prison will be released by May 17. They ran a criminal organization made up of close to 80 men and women who worked with Mexico’s Gulf Cartel to move between 100,000 to almost 750,000 pounds of marijuana into the U.S. during a 10-year period. The drugs were moved into Houston and then distributed to Atlanta, Chicago, and other major metropolitan areas.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What genius waited until the last minute to extradite El Chapo to the US? Well whoever it was realized what would have happened had they transferred him to NY while Obama was still in office.That decision to delay was brilliant.Almost as brilliant as the last minute heroics by Comey and Assange shortly before the election.Future historians will "get" what those 2 did,but currently it appears that I stand alone.Dropping the case against Hillary and then re opening it at the last moment was brilliant.While everyone else was hammering poor Comey,and incredibly small number of people understood the chess game that was taking place.If Comey ends up in serious trouble over the whole issue I am therefore officially the only person who "gets it".He and Assange are American heroes.