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    Conspiracy to Import a Controlled Substance; Conspiracy to Possess With Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance; Importation of a Controlled Substance

    REWARD: The U.S. Department of State, Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, under its Narcotics Rewards Program, is sponsoring a reward of up to $5 million for information leading directly to the arrest and/or conviction of Juan Jose Esparragoza-Moreno.

    The drug trafficking organization led by Juan Jose Esparragoza-Moreno is allegedly responsible for the importation of over 14 tons of marijuana into the United States. Esparragoza-Moreno was placed on the White House Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act list in 2003.

    Esparragoza-Moreno is believed to have had plastic surgery.

    None known

    • Juan Jose Esparragoza-Martinez
    • Jose Luis Esparragosa
    • Juan Esparragosa-Ualino
    • Juan Jose Esparragoza-Italino
    • Arturo Beltran
    • Raul Gonzalez
    • Juan Robledo
    • "El Azul"
    Date(s) of Birth Used: February 3, 1949 Hair: Black
    Place of Birth: Chuicopa, Sinaloa, Mexico Eyes: Brown
    Height: 5'8"
    Weight: 200 pounds Sex: Male
    Race: White (Hispanic)
    Occupation: Unknown
    Nationality: Mexican