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Ovidio Guzman Lopez Bio – Ovidio Guzman Lopez Wiki
Ovidio Guzman Lopez is the son of notorious drug lord Joaquin Guzman, best known as El Chapo.He is one of four children from his dad’s second marriage.El Chapo had two other wives and at least six more children.
He is the leader of the powerful Sinaloa cartel. He and his older brother Ivan took control of the drug gang after their father was captured and extradited to the US in 2017.
The sons, who are known locally as “Los Chapitos”, were previously believed to have been in a battle with one of the cofounders of the cartel. Ismel “El Mayo” Zambada reportedly wanted them removed from the organization.
The Sinaloa Cartel, also known as the Guzman-Loera Organisation, is an international drug trafficking, money laundering, and organized crime gang, which was established in the late 1980s.
Ovidio Guzman Lopez Age
He was born in 1991. He is 28 years old.
Ovidio Guzman Lopez Parents
He is the son to his father Joaquin Guzman and his mother Griselda López Pérez who is also known as Karla Perez Rojo. His mother is the second wife to his father.
Ovidio Guzman Lopez Family
Griselda his mother, had three other children in addition to Ovidio. One of them, Edgar Lopez, was later shot and killed. The other two children are named Grisella Guadalupe and Joaquin, El Heraldo.
Ovidio Guzman Lopez Arrest
He was captured in Mexico on Thursday, October 17th, 2019 by police months after his dad, Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, was sentenced to life imprisonment for drug trafficking and conspiracy.
He has since been released after his arrest triggered an all-out cartel war. The news of him being taken-in sparked bloody gun battles to erupt in Culiacán, which is the Sinaloa cartel’s stronghold.
Gunfire broke out between gang members and soldiers for several hours, with men wielding high-powered weapons storming the streets. The Intense fighting involving masked gunmen who threw up burning barricades and traded gunfire with security forces after his arrest. Photos and videos shared on social media showed trucks with mounted heavy machine guns patrolling the city streets. Another clip showed a gunman with an assault rifle shooting at an unknown target against a soundtrack of continuous gunfire.
In a desperate bid to “protect citizens” Mexican security forces released him from a house hours after the arrest according to Reuters.
Ovidio Guzman Lopez Arraignment
Ovidio was wanted in the U.S on charges of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana in the United States.
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