He testified he then looked at Guzman with wonder and said, "It's you. Mexico" came to watch, telling reporters that seeing the defendant flash him a smile was "surreal. When the jurors were discharged and Guzman stood to leave the courtroom, the couple traded thumbs-ups. Search form Search. He added:
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If I could get my hands on Sean Penn! Notorious drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman convicted. In front of you. I was scared. I have a fleet of submarines, airplanes, trucks and boats. The defendant had previously escaped from jail by hiding in a laundry bin in Even when Guzman was recaptured in before his extradition to the United States, he was plotting another escape, prosecutor Andrea Goldbarg said in closing arguments.
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Copyright The Associated Press. She was not asked if she had any of his children. Elizabeth Williams via AP. One of the trial's most memorable tales came from girlfriend Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez, who testified she was in bed in a safe house with an on-the-run Guzman in when Mexican marines started breaking down his door. The notorious Mexican drug lord was convicted of drug-trafficking charges, Tuesday, Feb. Ray Donovan, head the of the Drug Enforcement Administration's New York office said the case underscored Guzman's true colors, showing that "the real Chapo is a ruthless killer and manipulator. Jeff Burbank is content development specialist for The Mob Museum.
But his sing-songy voice filled the courtroom, thanks to recordings of intercepted phone calls. Evidence showed drugs poured into the U. When biggest Bay Area transportation projects will be done. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York El Chapo took Sanchez to a bathroom where the bath had been lifted to uncover a trap door that led to a sewage tunnel that provided a passage for escape. Jurors were tasked with making 53 decisions about whether prosecutors have proven different elements of the case. She could feel water running up her legs.