Jesús "El Chuy Raúl" Beltrán León, a Sinaloa Cartel member accused of working as the lieutenant in charge of security and former bodyguard of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán's son, has been extradited to the United States.
Beltrán León is facing charges related to drug trafficking, including money laundering, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Below is the article posted by Chivis in 201 when he was captured:
Personnel from the Navy of Mexico, managed to secure in Sinaloa a suspected member of the Sinaloa Cartel, in an operation conducted by the Mexican Navy.
Initial reports indicate that the first operation occurred early on Sunday in the city of Culiacan, resulting in the arrest of Jesús Beltran León, alias " El Trebol " or "Chuy Raul" .
Beltran León is the alleged leader of security for Archivaldo Ivan Guzman, son of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman .
The governments of Mexico and the United States have maintained investigations against him for organized crime and drug trafficking.
No shots were fired in the operation.
In other news, Miguel Angel Guman Loera, the brother of El Chapo, won his legal fight to be transferred to No. 1 Prison known as Altiplano. Prison official fought against the transfer citing overcrowding conditions, and the recent prison break of Miguels’ brother El Chapo. The court sided with Miguel and ordered the transfer. He is currently incarcerated in Oaxaca.
El Chapo also won his bid to be transferred back to Altiplano, but the transfer was never realized, he was extradited to the United States instead.