printable banner

U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

Narcotics Rewards Program: Juan Jose Esparragoza-Moreno

Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs


Juan Jose Esparragoza-Moreno(Aliases: Juan Jose Esparragoza-Martinez, Jose Luis Esparragosa, Juan Esparragosa-Ualino, Juan Jose Esparragoza-Italino, Arturo Beltran, Raul Gonzalez, Juan Robles, Juan Robledo, "El Azul")

Date of Birth: February 3, 1949
Place of Birth: Chuicopa, Sinaloa, Mexico
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 200 pounds
Occupation: Unknown
Scars and Marks: None known
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Sex: Male
Race: White (Hispanic)
Nationality: Mexican
Remarks: Esparragoza-Moreno is believed to have had plastic surgery.

Wanted by the FBI for conspiracy to import a controlled substance; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance; importation of a controlled substance.


The drug trafficking organization led by Juan Jose Esparragoza-Moreno is allegedly responsible for the importation of over 14 tons of marijuana into the United States. Esparragoza-Moreno was placed on the White House Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act list by President George W. Bush in 2002.


The U.S. Department of State is offering a REWARD OF UP TO $5 MILLION for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Juan Jose Esparragoza-Moreno.

Should be considered armed and dangerous. If you have any information concerning this person, please contact your Local FBI Office or the nearest American embassy or consulate.


Do you already have an account on one of these sites? Click the logo to sign in and create your own customized State Department page. Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ!

OpenID is a service that allows you to sign in to many different websites using a single identity. Find out more about OpenID and how to get an OpenID-enabled account.