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Vicente Carrillo Fuentes (Captured)

Date of Birth: October 16, 1962
Hair: Brown
Place of Birth: Guamachilito, Sinaloa, Mexico
Eyes: Brown
Height: 5’11″
Complexion: Light/Medium
Weight: 200 pounds
Sex: Male
Build: Medium
Race: White
Nationality: Mexican
Remarks: Known user of narcotics; Believed to have had plastic surgery; May have scars around facial area.

Vicente Carrillo Fuentes is head of the Jurarez Cartel in Mexico, which controls one of the primary transportation routes for billions of dollars worth of drug shipments entering the United States from Mexico annually. Carrillo Fuentes is charged in a forty-six count indictment in the Western District of Texas with continuing criminal enterprise, importation and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana, conspiracy to import and possess with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana, as well as with money laundering, and tampering with a witness, ordering the intentional killing of individuals to prevent communication of information by them to U.S. law enforcement, and murder in furtherance of a continuing criminal enterprise. 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 Vicente Carrillo Fuentes.

Vicente Carrillo Fuentes should be considered armed and dangerous. If you have any information concerning him, please contact your local FBI office or the nearest U.S. Embassy or consulate.

U.S. Department of State

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