U.S. Actions Targeting Transnational Criminals for Illicit Fentanyl Activity – United States Department of State

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Alan Gabriel Nunez Herrera is another significant Mexican fentanyl trafficker working for the Chapitos.  In October and November 2022, Nunez Herrera supplied an associate and co-conspirator, Julio Marin Gonzalez, with approximately 20,000 fentanyl pills and approximately five kilograms of fentanyl powder that Marin Gonzalez sold to an undercover DEA agent at different locations in California.  Additionally, in March 2023, Nunez Herrera negotiated the delivery of additional multiple kilograms of fentanyl powder from Mexico to the U.S.  As part of those discussions, on approximately March 18, 2023, Nunez Herrera agreed to deliver fentanyl in Los Angeles through an associate.  In approximately2023, in the parking lot of a restaurant in Los Angeles, Nunez Herrera arranged for an associate to deliver to a buyer approximately nine kilograms of fentanyl powder.  The fentanyl deliveries were all subsequently seized by the DEA.

On April 4, 2023, a federal grand jury in the Southern District of New York returned an indictment against Alan Gabriel Nunez Herrera and others charging them with engaging in a Fentanyl Importation Conspiracy, Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracy, Possession of Machineguns & Destructive Devices, Conspiracy to Possess Machineguns & Destructive Devices, and Money Laundering Conspiracy.

The U.S. Department of State is offering a REWARD OF UP TO $1 MILLION for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Alan Gabriel Nunez Herrera.

If you have information, please contact the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration via email at ChapitosTips@dea.gov.  If you are located outside of the U.S., you may also visit the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.  If in the U.S., you can contact the local DEA office in your city.

ALL IDENTITIES ARE KEPT STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL.

Government officials and employees are not eligible for rewards.

U.S. Department of State

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