Drug Kingpin

Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman Loera aka "el Chapo Guzman" (C), is escorted by marines as he is presented to the press on February 22, 2014 in Mexico City.   (ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Offers $5 Million For Info On Escaped Mexican Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’

The U.S. government is offering a $5 million reward for information leading to the capture of escaped Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.

08/05/2015

Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman Loera aka "el Chapo Guzman" (C), is escorted by marines as he is presented to the press on February 22, 2014 in Mexico City.   (ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Seizes Upon Prison Escape Of Mexico’s Most Powerful Drug Lord To Bolster Immigration Stance

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is using the escape of Mexico’s most notorious drug kingpin to bolster his arguments about illegal immigration.

07/13/2015

George Jung

KPIX 5 Exclusive: Former Drug Kingpin George Jung Speaks From Bay Area Suburb

George Jung, a notorious drug smuggler whose life story was made into the film “Blow” starring Johnny Depp, gave a wide-ranging interview to KPIX 5 reporter Cate Cauguiran at the home in a San Francisco suburb.

09/26/2014

Ross William Ulbricht (CBS/YouTube)

Alleged Online Drug Kingpin Arrested In SF Sent To NY To Face Charges

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a California man charged with operating a notorious online drug marketplace known as Silk Road to be sent to New York to face charges.

10/09/2013

Screenshot of Silk Road, a black market marketplace of drugs and other illegal services. The website has been closed after the arrest of Ross William Ulbricht in San Francisco on October 1, 2013. (CBS)

More Arrests After Alleged Silk Road Kingpin Nabbed In San Francisco

Authorities in Britain, Sweden, and the United States have arrested eight more people following last week’s closure of Silk Road, a notorious black market website which helped dealers to sell drugs under the cloak of anonymity.

10/08/2013

Ross Ulbricht (LinkedIn)

SF Bail Hearing Postponed For Accused Online Drug Kingpin

A man accused of running a billion-dollar online drug bazaar known as Silk Road appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Friday, but at the request of his defense attorney, his detention hearing was postponed until next week.

10/04/2013

Ross Ulbricht (LinkedIn)

Alleged SF Online Drug Kingpin Also Accused Of Seeking Murders-For-Hire

A man who was arrested at the Glen Park library in San Francisco on Tuesday on charges of running a billion-dollar online drug market is also accused of seeking two murders-for-hire in January and March of this year to protect his empire.

10/03/2013