Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs


Miguel Angel Caro-Quintero

Dates of Birth Used: 3/9/63 and 9/3/63
Place of Birth: Caborca, Sonora, Mexico
Height: 6'0" Weight: 178 lbs
Eyes: Brown Hair: Black
Race: Hispanic Nationality: Mexican

MIGUEL ANGEL CARO-QUINTERO was the head of the Caro-Quintero organization noted for smuggling large quantities of marijuana, heroin, and cocaine from Mexico into the U.S., and was involved in the production and manufacturing of methamphetamine. Miguel was a DEA fugitive based on two federal indictments issued in 1988 and 1993 in the District Court for the District of Colorado, and two issued in 1994 in the District Court for the District of Arizona. He was arrested by Mexican authorities in December 2001.

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