A founder of Los Zetas cartel pleads guilty to drug trafficking
By Dialogo February 01, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S.A. – Jesús Enrique Rejón Aguilar, one of the founders of the bloody Mexican cartel Los Zetas, pleaded guilty to narco-trafficking in the United States, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
Rejón Aguilar was accused by a Federal Court in Washington of smuggling cocaine and marijuana into the United States since 2010. He faces between 10 years and life in prison, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
Rejón Aguilar was arrested in July 2011 in Mexico, where he was considered one of the Los Zetas’ top leaders. He was extradited to the United States in September 2012.
[AFP (Mexico), 31/01/2013; El Confidencial (Mexico), 31/01/2013; U.S Justice Department (United States (Mexico), 31/01/2013]