Emma Coronel, known as the third wife of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, was released on parole this Wednesday after being arrested in the United States on various charges related to drug trafficking nearly three years ago. Ta.
The US Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) confirmed this in a statement to US Network. NBC News Coronel was reportedly released this Wednesday.
The BOP released only one file containing information on former prisoners and their expected release dates. Today, Wednesday, September 13th but did not agree to provide further information about it.
His lawyer is led by Puerto Rican Mariel Colon, who has also defended other celebrities like himself “Chapo” Or a financial tycoon and a sex offender. Jeffrey Epstein they did not want to provide details to EFE about their situation.
The mother of two “El Chapo” daughters has been in community confinement in a “transition house” in the city of Long Beach (southern California, USA) since May 30th. This facility is managed by the BOP to facilitate the social reintegration process.
During this time, he was allowed to go out during the day only a limited number of times, as long as it was for the specific purpose of socialization, but his behavior was monitored by BOP officials.
The colonel is about to enter. conditional freedom For the next 48 months, you must remain within your assigned jurisdiction, notify government officials of your change of address, and search for employment.
Guilty of money laundering and drug trafficking charges
This “influencer” was also arrested in February 2021. Washington Dulles International Airport (Virginia, US), was charged with helping manage her husband’s multimillion-dollar criminal empire, the Sinaloa Cartel, and conspiring to escape from prison. altiplano (Mexico) 2015.
“She played an important role in the logistics of the escape plan and, during her freedom, as a messenger from ‘El Chapo’ to other leaders of the cartel,” he explained to EFE. Nathan P. Jones an expert on Mexican organized crime at the Baker Institute (Rice University, Texas).
Just a few months later, in November 2021, women of nationality mexican american pled guilty to participating in a money laundering operation and trafficking five kilograms of cocaine, one kilogram of heroin, and half a kilogram of methamphetamine into the United States and was sentenced to three years in prison.
Similarly, he gave $1.5 million to the US government as compensation for obtaining funds from drug trafficking.
The first year and a half of her sentence was spent at FMC Carswell (Texas, USA), a minimum security prison for women, approximately 1,120 kilometers (700 miles) from ADX Florence Prison (Colorado, USA). Chapo is currently serving a life sentence.
It is unclear whether Coronel will be allowed to contact his co-founders by phone or letter in the future. sinaloa cartel After learning of his wife’s release, he formally asked the judge in charge of his case, Brian Cogan, to allow him to visit his daughters and wife two weeks ago.
“It is not excluded that Emma Coronel may at some point again want to take advantage of her husband’s fame through publications on social networks and gossip shows. “We continue to expand our profile,” Jones said.
Coronel and “El Chapo” Guzman, who have a 32-year age difference, met during a local festival in her hometown in 2006. cinnamon (Durango, Mexico) crowned her a beauty queen.
The daughter of Nacho Coronel, who was one of “El Chapo’s” key associates until his death in 2010, she charmed drug traffickers and only a year later, when she turned 18, They decided to get married and five years later they became parents to twins.