‘Heroin King’ Extradited to USA
15 October, 2010

Mexico has extradited to the United States a man known as the most influential drug supplier to the United States . 
Jose Antonio Medina, also known as ‘Don Pepe’ and ‘heroin king’, will stand trial in California, Associated Press reports.
Medina was arrested in Mexico in March 2010. According to investigators, he worked for the cartel ‘La Familia’. Under the leadership of 36-year old Medina, to the United States was transported up to 200 kilograms of heroin per month (monthly income

from drug sales was 12 million US Dollars).

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