Filed Under:  Cocaine, Crime, Mexican

Alleged Mexican Drug ‘Queen’ Extradited to US

August 10th 2012   ·   19 Comments

A Mexican woman accused of being a high-ranking drug trafficker has been extradited to the United States to face drug charges.

U.S. authorities took custody of Sandra Avila in the city of Toluca Thursday, and transported her to Miami, where she will appear before a federal judge on cocaine trafficking charges.

Avila, known as “the Queen of the Pacific,” is accused of belonging to an organization that transported cocaine from Colombia to the United States during the 1990s. She was arrested in Mexico City in 2007, and was awaiting trial on organized crime and money laundering charges.

Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.


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Readers Comments (19)

  1. Stan Cruz says:

    Why? We’re trying to get rid of the bastards. Shoot her THERE!

  2. Sharon Cope says:

    Just someone else for the US to support and Obama to let go free.

  3. why so we can put her in prison,feed her and take care of her all at tax payer expense for the next 20 years

  4. Carol Reilly says:

    Oh, Obama will probably step in and put her on welfare.

  5. Stan Cruz says:

    No! Why not just shoot here there?

  6. Bennie Humes says:

    Obummer probably sent Air Force One to bring her here from Mexico!

  7. Gary Rister says:

    YEA ** NOW she can get AMNESTY & Free Health coverage & All coverage to cover her until she wants to go Else where !!!

  8. Dave Paskell says:

    Barry O will forbid immigration officials to hold her after they sign her up for welfare, food stamps, subsidized housing, and cash to get started! Then she`ll get free health care too!!

  9. I saw it coming about early 70s on the road ! nobody believed me ?

  10. Dan Scammell says:

    Obama has a job for her in the White House…

  11. Obama will host her to a state dinner at the WH.

  12. The taxpayers will be paying for her tiara..

  13. Bush was the Coke head admittedly.

  14. The word “alleged’ is so easily used when it should not…

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