Lucero Sánchez arrested in California
The former legislator, who is connected to “El Chapo” Guzman, was arrested by the US Border Patrol and is accused of conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
By: Ed Adamczyk June 23, 2017
Baja California.- All over 10:00 am nowadays, June 16, 2017 Lucero Sánchez Lopez, former deputy for the 16th district of Cosalá, Sinaloa, was arrested by factors of the border patrol when she tried to cross with a Tijuana visa to San Diego, California from Mexico by means of the Otay Mesa Border Crossing in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.
Francisco Verdugo, a attorney for the former community deputy, announced that Sánchez López was charged Thursday June 22 with conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
“She was detained by the US govt evidently accused of conspiracy, the purpose for her presence is that she feels threatened in Mexico,” mentioned her lawyer.
In accordance to Verdugo Fierro, the former lawmaker, Lucero Sanchez, traveled to the US simply because of threats from prison teams and she seeks political asylum from the US Authorities.
“Sadly, when she went to the United States, she stopped there at the Tijuana checkpoint, at Otay Mesa,” he said. Verdugo Fierro extra that Sanchez Lopez was unaware she was the focus on of a U.S. investigation.
Magistrate Judge Barbara Important requested Sanchez Lopez held with no bail simply because she is regarded as a flight threat, described KGTV-Tv set, San Diego, California. If convicted she is facing 10 yrs to lifestyle imprisonment.
She was detained by US agents accused of conspiracy to distribute cocaine. Prosecutors say they have wiretaps from 2013 and 2014 which point out she communicated with drug cartel operatives about drug cash. They also are ready to display that she was existing when Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera notoriously escaped arrest in 2014 by functioning by means of sewers in the Mexican State of Sinaloa soon after he fled his prison cell by means of a tunnel dug less than his lavatory, states the U.S. Attorney’s Place of work.
Lucero Sanchez Lopez traveled on your own and with no the corporation of her youngsters, regardless of the truth that she required to implement for political asylum. She has denied rumors of owning an amorous affair with “El Chapo” Guzman in prison or staying his girlfriend.
Back in Mexico, Sánchez López carries on with a system/legal circumstance/amparo in opposition to her accused of falsification of paperwork which is in advance of a Federal Judge based mostly in Toluca, State of Mexico.
Lucero Sánchez López had met this week with two attorneys who just take their circumstance in advance of the Third District Judge in Toluca, State of Mexico, to raise the need for her to depart the region in advance of she is besieged by prison teams, which has led to the chance of bringing her circumstance to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, mentioned the attorney of the former deputy.
Verdugo Fierro mentioned that Sánchez López is in the Metropolitan Correctional Heart of San Diego and until very last night time his attorneys had not communicated with the prisoner.
They also outlined that they are awaiting the identify of the attorney who will go to the United States to listen to her circumstance, simply because until yesterday they had not been educated that Lucero Sánchez was staying investigated by the US govt, mentioned the litigant who alongside with Rosalba Alarcón have been operating on the circumstance in Mexico considering that 2015.
“About very last week she was in my office, we talked and it was when she advised me that she was afraid of the threats,” he extra.
Between the reviews made by the former deputy to her attorneys is that she had taken her youngsters from Sinaloa out of dread that something would happen to them, and “they no lengthier dwell in Cosala, wherever she resided.”