According to court documents, Emma Coronel Espuero is accused of participating in a conspiracy to import cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana into the US.
Emma Coronel Espuero, 31-year-old wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera, leader of a Mexican drug trafficking organization known as the Sinaloa Cartel, was arrested on Monday in Virginia for alleged involvement in international drug trafficking went.
Espuaro, a dual American citizen of Culiacán in Sinaloa, Mexico, was arrested at Dulles International Airport. She She is scheduled to make her initial appearance in federal court on Tuesday in the US district court for the District of Columbia through the conference.
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According to Court documents, Aispuro is accused of participating in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana for import into the US.
Additionally, Coronel Espuro is alleged to have conspired with others on July 11, 2015 to assist Guzman in his escape from the Ultiplano prison located in Alzoloya de Juarez, Mexico.
After Guzman was re-arrested in Mexico in January 2016, Coronel Espuro is alleged to have planned to flee prison with others before Guzman’s extradition to the US in January 2017. Guzman Loera was convicted by a jury in the eastern district. New York in 2019 for his role as leader of the Sinaloa Cartel.
Aispuro has been charged in a criminal complaint with conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or heroin, five kilograms or more of cocaine, 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana, and 500 grams or more of metaphetamines for illegal importation into the US.