Addressing FB account with photos depicting a flashy lifestyle, Zambada's attorney insists his client did not even have a Facebook account, but stopped short in denying it was not his client in the photos.
A U.S. federal judge today denied a request by Serafin Zambada Ortiz, son of alleged drug kingpin Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, for a trial postponement, on his pending drug trafficking charges..
The request was made on Tuesday, by Zambada’s attorneys in San Diego Federal Court, and was denied by Federal Judge Dana M. Sabraw on Thursday. Judge Sabraw and ordered that the process to start as scheduled on February 3rd in San Diego.
Zambada Ortiz, 23 years, is of U.S. citizenship, born in San Diego, and was arrested on 20 November at the Dennis DeConcini international crossing in Nogales, Arizona, when attempting to enter the United States with his wife via the pedestrian bridge.
Serafin Zambada Ortiz, 23, was arrested on a warrant in Nogales, Ariz. He and his wife were trying to enter the U.S. from Mexico in the pedestrian lane at the border crossing.
Zambada, who is in federal custody, said little in court in November, except to enter his plea and respond to a few brief questions.
Outside the courtroom, defense attorney Mike McDonnell denied reports of social media accounts that appeared to belong to Zambada and featured photos of cash, guns, designer clothing and expensive cars. He said Zambada didn’t even have a Facebook account.