According to the Associated Press, the drug scorpion dwarf Guzman will be held in which prison to become the focus of outside discussion. Because Guzman had escaped two heavily guarded Mexican prisons before he was finally arrested and extradited to the United States.
On Tuesday, local time, the Federal Court of New York ruled that all 10 charges of Guzman were established. Although the court has not yet announced the sentence, it is expected that the 61-year-old Guzman will spend the rest of his life in prison.
Experts say that Guzman seems to be being held in the federal government's Supermax prison in Colorado, which is the most heavily guarded prison that the US government can provide, so much so that it is called the Alcatraz Island in the Rocky Mountains.
Guzman is perfectly suited to this place. Cameron Lindsay, the retired prison director responsible for managing the three federal prisons, said that if he was not sent there, I would be shocked.
Supermax is located outside an ancient mining town about two hours south of Denver. It is the most violent gathering place for lawbreakers in the country, holding approximately 400 prisoners. Many of them stay alone in their cells made of reinforced concrete every day.
The most famous of these prisoners include Kasinski, the nickname of the University Bomb, the criminal of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Shaniyev, the 9/11 terrorist attack, Mousavi, and the 1995 Oklahoma City explosion. The accomplice of the case, Nicholas.
Two successful jailbreak legends
But the dwarf Guzman can stand out from these notorious lists because of his legendary reputation for two successful escapes.
Guzman was first arrested in 1993, but successfully escaped from prison in 2001 and fled Guadalajara. He has been wanted by the Mexican government since then. In 2014, Guzman was once again arrested and ended his 13-year escape. However, in 2015, a tunnel of at least 15 meters deep and 1,500 meters long was dug out of prison in a heavily guarded prison in the capital city of Mexico City.
He was captured again in 2016. Fearing that Guzman was jailbroken again, the Mexican government extradited Guzman to the United States in January 2017 and is currently being held in a prison in Manhattan, New York.
It must be internal collusion. Former US Drug Enforcement Agent Virgil said that he had been undercover in Mexico. There is no doubt that corruption has played a role in his two escapes.
Prisons that cannot escape?
A report stated that Supermax prisoners have been in solitary confinement for many years and have little opportunity to communicate with others.
Most of the Supermax prisoners can watch TV, but their only real connection with the outside world is a 4-inch window, and the design of the windows even makes them unable to determine their specific location in the prison. The prisoners ate alone in their cell, next to the toilet.
The prison is guarded by barbed wire, gun towers, heavily armed patrols and attack dogs. The report found that in addition to guarding escorts while in prison, prisoners may not touch another person for many years.
If there is a prison that cannot escape, it is the prison of Supermax, which is a prison in prison. Kane, former prison chief of Louisiana State Prison, said.
It is reported that Guzman's imprisonment included strict security measures before the three-month trial. On the way to Guzman to and from the court, the police closed the Brooklyn Bridge, followed by the special police team, ambulances and helicopters, as well as patrolling heavy armed federal officials and bomb sniffer dogs outside the courtroom.
The officials were very worried about security issues, and Guzman was even banned from embracing his wife at the trial.
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