Rafael Caro-Quintero is wanted for allegedly ordering the kidnapping and eventual murder of a DEA Special Agent Enrique Camarena (who was also known as ‘Kiki’ in 1985).
Rafael Caro-Quintero is believed to hold a leadership role in the Sinaloa Cartel and blamed Camarena for a raid on his drug crops that cost the Cartel hundreds of millions of dollars.
FBI Special Agent Russell Ellersick says the Cartel kidnapped Kiki while he was on his way to have lunch with his wife. Over several days, Kiki endured gruesome torture that ultimately ended in his death.
Caro-Quintero is a member of the Sinaloa Cartel and is known to frequent the area of Badiraguato, Sinaloa, Mexico. Caro-Quintero also has previous ties to Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, and Costa Rica.
Rafael Caro-Quintero is wanted for Violent Crimes in Aid of Racketeering; Conspiracy to Commit Violent Crimes in Aid of Racketeering; Conspiracy to Kidnap a Federal Agent; Kidnapping of a Federal Agent; Felony Murder of a Federal Agent; Aiding and Abetting; Accessory After the Fact.
The United States Department of State’s Narcotics Rewards Program is offering a reward of up to $20 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Rafael Caro-Quintero.
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SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS