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El Chapo EXTRADITED To The United States

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Jan. 20 2017, Published 3:27 p.m. ET

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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited to the United States and is set to appear in court on Friday, RadarOnline.com has learned. Get all the dirty details!

Drug lord, Joaquin Guzman Loera, is extradited to the United States

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A little more than a year after he was caught following an escape from a maximum-security prison, Guzman has been taken into the United States.

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Drug lord, Joaquin Guzman Loera, is extradited to the United States

El Chapo Extradited United States
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According to NBC News, a plane carrying the former Sinaloa cartel leader landed at MacArthur Airport in Long Island, New York, at around 9:30 p.m. ET.

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Drug lord, Joaquin Guzman Loera, is extradited to the United States

El Chapo Extradited United States
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Dozens of law enforcement officers were ready for his arrival.

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Drug lord, Joaquin Guzman Loera, is extradited to the United States

El Chapo Extradited United States
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Guzman could face some serious punishment, as several U.S. jurisdictions hope to try him on federal drug trafficking charges, including prosecutors in San Diego, New York, El Paso, Texas, Miami and Chicago.

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Drug lord, Joaquin Guzman Loera, is extradited to the United States

El Chapo Extradited United States
Source: MEGA

According to the Justice Department, Guzman will "face criminal charges in connection with his leadership of the Mexican organized crime syndicate known as the Sinaloa cartel," and has been charged in multiple indictments in the U.S. alone.

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Drug lord, Joaquin Guzman Loera, is extradited to the United States

El Chapo Extradited United States
Source: MEGA

As Radar readers know, Guzman famously escaped a Mexico City prison in July 2015, fleeing through a mile-long tunnel using a motorbike provided by his accomplices.

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Drug lord, Joaquin Guzman Loera, is extradited to the United States

El Chapo Extradited United States
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He was re-captured in Los Mochis on January 8, 2016.

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Drug lord, Joaquin Guzman Loera, is extradited to the United States

El Chapo Extradited United States
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The charges against Guzman carry a minimum sentence of life in prison, U.S. Attorney Robert Capers of the Eastern District of New York said Friday.

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Drug lord, Joaquin Guzman Loera, is extradited to the United States

El Chapo Extradited United States
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Guzman is expected to appear in a New York court on Friday.

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Drug lord, Joaquin Guzman Loera, is extradited to the United States

El Chapo Extradited United States
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The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed while the drug lord is being transported to court.

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