Ismael Zambada Imperial, alias “Mayito Gordo”, the eldest son of Ismael “Mayo” Zambada, He was released this afternoon from a medium-security prison in California. as reported by the United States Bureau of Prisons to the Univision television network.
At the end of June, “Mayito Gordo” was sentenced to nine years in prison by Judge Danna Sabraw, of the Federal Court of the Southern District of California, after a hearing held on June 24, after in late April he pleaded guilty to importing and distributing methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana to the United States.
To the son of “Mayo” the years counted from November 12, 2014 were taken as credit when he was captured by marines and elements of the extinct Federal Police in Ranchito de Los Burgos, a town located one hour from Culiacán, Sinaloa.
Zambada Imperial, 38 years old, He still has five years of probation to serve.
Alias “Fat Eye” He is not the first of the relatives of Ismael “Mayo” Zambada who has been released from prison in the United States. His brothers Vicente Zambada Niebla, Serafín Zambada Ortiz and his uncle Jesús Zambada García are also free. All lowered their sentences by cooperating with the US government or by pleading guilty to drug trafficking.
The “Mayo” has never set foot in a prison in 50 years, recently captured one of his partners Rafael Caro Quintero, is in the most wanted of the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA for its acronym in English) who is currently asking for 15 million dollars of reward, while for his other son Ismael Zambada Sicairos “Mayito Flaco”, the DEA asks for five million dollars.
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