Authorities have seized a massive cocaine shipment, featuring Gucci, Lacoste and Playboy logos, valued at $26.7 million off a pickup truck in Mexico City.
The 557 kilos of cocaine reportedly belongs to fugitive drug lord Rafael Caro-Quintero, who is wanted by Drug Enforcement Administration for the 1985 kidnapping and murder of special agent Enrique 'Kiki' Camarena.
The lives of Camarena and Caro-Quintero are portrayed in the Netflix series, 'Narcos: Mexico.'
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One of the cocaine packages confiscated Monday off a pickup truck in Mexico City was stamped with the Gucci logo. The drugs, a total of 557 kilos, reportedly belonged to fugitive drug lord Rafael Caro-Quintero, according to Televisa Noticias
Cocaine packages recovered by the Mexico City police Monday off a pickup truck that had flipped on a street had the logos of the Playboy Bunny and Lacoste
Rafael Caro-Quintero (left) is wanted by Drug Enforcement Administration [DEA] for the 1985 kidnapping and murder of special agent Enrique 'Kiki' Camarena (right). The 68-year-old drug lord was one of the three co-founders of the defunct Guadalajara Cartel. The criminal organization was being investigated by the DEA. The federal agents tipped the Mexican military which raided a 2,500 acre marijuana farm. The Guadalajara Cartel blamed Camarena for the bust, and decided to retaliate
The drugs were discovered Monday night by cops responding to an accident after a pickup truck flipped on a street in the Mexico City borough of Miguel Hidalgo.
Photos of the confiscated drugs were leaked on social media and at least one of packages of cocaine wrapped in plastic contained the Playboy Bunny.
A spokesman for the Mexico City prosecutor's office told DailyMail.com that no arrests have been made and that authorities are still investigating the incident.
Caro-Quintero is No. 1 on the DEA's most wanted fugitive's list for trafficking drugs to the United States and for Camarena's murder in February 1985.
The federal anti-narcotics agency is offering a $20 million reward for information leading to Caro-Quintero's arrest and/or conviction.
The 68-year-old drug lord was one of the three co-founders of the defunct Guadalajara Cartel. The criminal organization, which paved the way for Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán, Amado 'The Lord of the Skies' Carrillo, and a number of other cartel kingpins in Mexico, was being investigated by the DEA.
The federal agents tipped the Mexican military which raided a 2,500 acre marijuana farm.
The Guadalajara Cartel blamed Camarena for the bust, and decided to retaliate.
U.S. military personnel carry the coffin containing DEA special agent Enrique Camarena
Mexico City cops found 557 kilos of cocaine - valued at $26.7 million - in a pickup truck that flipped on a street Monday. The drugs reportedly belong to a cartel led by Rafael Caro-Quintero
Caro Quintero and the two other cartel leaders, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo and Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo, orchestrated the abduction of then 37-year-old Camarena in broad daylight on February 7, 1985. He was tortured at a residence that belonged to Quintero.
Camarena's body was found wrapped in plastic and dumped in La Angostura, a city in the state of Michoacán on March 5, 1985.
Caro-Quintero eventually fled to Costa Rica with his girlfriend and was arrested April 4, 1985. He was then sentenced to 40 years in jail for Camarena's murder.
On August 9, 2013, a Jalisco court ordered the release of Caro-Quintero after he had served 28 years in prison because he had been improperly tried for the killing of the DEA special agent. But on August 14, a federal court acted on pressure from the United States and issued a warrant for Caro-Quintero's arrest. He has been at large ever since.
Caro-Quintero in recent months has had falling out with three of El Chapo's children despite his ties to the jailed drug lord's Sinaloa Cartel and created his own network, known as the Caborca Cartel.
The feud has resulted in a wide range of attacks in the states of Sinaloa and Sonora that have left multiple cartel members dead on both sides.