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Arturo Shows Urquidi biography: 10 things about Juarez, Texas man


Arturo Shows Urquidi is a Mexican man living in Texas, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:


  1. He is also known as Chous.
  2. He is a resident of Juarez, Cameron County, Texas.
  3. He is a former police officer in Chihuahua, Mexico.
  4. He is 5’5″ tall. His registered weight is 185lbs.
  5. He is a long-time member of the Sinaloa Cartel under Ismael “Mayo” Zambada-Garcia. More than 10,000 people died in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and throughout Chihuahua and Durango, Mexico during the war between the Sinaloa Cartel and the Juarez Cartel from 2008 to 2011.
  6. On April 24, 2012, he was one of the 24 alleged leaders and key members of the Sinaloa cartel indicted by a federal grand jury in El Paso, Texas. He was charged with racketeering, laundering money, conspiracy to possess narcotics and conspiracy to possess and traffic firearms and drugs.
  7. On June 13, 2018, Mexican authorities handed him over to the U.S. On June 14, 2018, he made his initial appearance in federal court in El Paso.
  8. On October 22, 2021, a federal jury in El Paso convicted him of conspiracy to violate the Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organization statute (RICO) for his role as a Sinaloa Cartel member, conspiracy to possess cocaine and marijuana, conspiracy to import cocaine and marijuana, conspiracy to launder money and conspiracy to possess firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking crimes.
  9. On March 3, 2022, he was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the Sinaloa Cartel’s narcotics distribution operations.
  10. He was 50 years old when he was sentenced to life in prison on March 3, 2022.

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