WANTED: ERICK VALENCIA-SALAZAR

Erick Valencia-Salazar

NAME: Erick Valencia-Salazar
ALIASES: Saul ULLOA-Cuevas, Erick Valencia-Cornelio, El 85, Ochenta y Cinco, Mono
DOB: March 11, 1977 or November 19, 1982
POB: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
NATIONALITY: Mexican
CITIZENSHIP: Mexico
HEIGHT: 5’10”
WEIGHT: 180 pounds
HAIR COLOR: Brown
EYE COLOR: Brown
SCARS, TATTOOS, OR MARKS: Unknown

Erick Valencia-Salazar is a Mexican drug trafficker who was a founding member and one of the alleged leaders of the Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNG), a violent drug trafficking organization. Valencia-Salazar is allegedly responsible for the illegal importation of cocaine from Mexico and elsewhere for distribution in the United States since approximately 2003. Valencia-Salazar allegedly controls large areas of central Mexico, including important drug trafficking regions such as Jalisco, Baja California, Colima, and Michoacán. Valencia-Salazar is allegedly involved in kidnapping, murder, public corruption, and other illegal activities.

Valencia-Salazar is charged in a 2018 federal indictment in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for violations of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 959, 960, and 963 (Conspiracy to Distribute Five Kilograms of Cocaine for Importation into the U.S.) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2 (Aiding and Abetting).

The United States Department of State is offering a REWARD OF UP TO $5 MILLION for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Erick Valencia-Salazar.

If you have information and are located outside of the United States, please contact the nearest United States Embassy or Consulate. If in the United States, please contact the local Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), or Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in your city. Government officials and employees are not eligible for rewards.

ALL IDENTITIES ARE KEPT STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL.

U.S. Department of State

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