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Mexico extradites three women to U.S to face drug and criminal association charges

Mexico City, Mexico — Three women were extradited from Mexico Monday to face various charges in U.S. courts. In a statement provided by the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR), all three were handed over to U.S. federal agents for their transfer to the U.S.

Norma “F” was wanted by the Federal District of New Jersey for her participation as leader and founder of a drug trafficking organization based in Jalisco. According to the FGR, between 2018 and 2019, that organization was responsible for distributing large quantities of cocaine and heroin to the United States.

María “U” was wanted by the Southern District of California for transporting narcotics. She was wanted by the state of California for transporting drugs for an organization that trafficked large quantities of fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine from Mexico to the United States for subsequent distribution.

The Federal Court for the Western District of Texas had a warrant out for Alma “P” who plead guilty to drug and criminal association charges. She was released on bail and fled the country. On Monday, she was returned to the U.S. during her extradition from the Mexico City International Airport.