Rafael Caro Quintero

Birthday
3, 1952
Birthplace
Mexico
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
3, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
Mexico

About

Mexican drug cartel who ran the infamous Guadalajara Cartel in the 70's. He is believed to have been responsible for the shipment of marijuana from Mexico to the U.S. as well as the murder of DEA agent Enrique Camarena Salazar.

Before Fame

He was a plantation worker before starting a marijuana-growing operation with his brother Jorge.

Trivia

He was sentenced to forty years in prison but was released in 2013 after a court ruled he had received an improper trial.

Family Life

His brother, Miguel Caro Quintero, ran the Sonora Cartel.

Associated With

He and the Juarez Cartel's Amado Carrillo Feuntes are two of Mexico's most notorious drug kingpins.