Former Drug Smuggler – Kato’s Life Has Been Saved
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A judge praised the former smuggler in the case involving the man charged with carrying cocaine back to the United States. | By Robert Allen Daughton, Jr.
“He never saw the inside of this country,” Judge John A. O’Connor of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of South Dakota stated at a press conference following the sentencing of David “Boots” K. Kato on a federal drug charge.
Judge O’Connor was speaking at the sentencing of Kato, 37, an “admitted smuggler wanted by the U. Drug Enforcement Agency,” who pleaded guilty to importing $25,000 worth of cocaine into the United States from China, a felony under current federal sentencing guidelines.
“In our society, we take each other to be brothers,” the judge said as he praised Kato for having “gone to prison for his crime,” noted that “he was very grateful for a life to have been spared,” and stressed that he was “grateful and grateful for a life that was saved.
“I would like you to know he has no remorse, and that, in fact, he’s sorry for what he did,” the judge said. “He’s got a life to live, and that one day he will die.
“In my judgment, Judge,” Kato said during the sentencing. “I did what I did for the money.
Kato, who faced six felony charges under federal drug laws for importing a total of $25,000 worth of cocaine concealed in an aluminum water bottle, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine in violation of 18 U. § 2 and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime in violation of 18 U.
Rigoberto Beltran, 38, is a former narcotics smuggler.
Beltran is a former Mexican drug cartel leader who has ties to U. intelligence agency informants. He was part of a smuggling ring that shipped cocaine and heroin to the U. Central Intelligence Agency. Beltran was also a member of the paramilitary group known as the “Mexican Mafia,” which has been blamed for a number of brutal shootings and kidnappings in Mexico. Since his arrest on cocaine charges in 2018, Beltran has spent the past month in federal prison. Beltran’s sentence will end Tuesday. | Read his federal indictment today.
This article was originally published at the Center for Public Integrity on July 13, 2018.
On July 12, 2017, a federal grand jury in Los Angeles charged U. intelligence agency undercover informant Jorge Beltran (a cousin of Miguel Angel Beltran, a former Mexican Mafia boss known as Los Zetas) with violating the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Beltran had been a member of the Mexican Mafia—the cartel that rules southern Mexico, including the border states of Juárez and Tijuana—since 1999.
“I’m no longer a threat. I’m no longer a threat,” Beltran said in an interview when the criminal case began. “Now I’m just an informant. I’m just another mole.
Attorney’s Office charged 38-year-old Beltran with one count of conspiracy to commit bribery, one count of obstruction of justice, four counts of wire fraud, and one count of traveling and committing bribery. The indictment alleges that Beltran was paid by Mexican government operatives to help orchestrate the diversion of narcotics trafficker Joaquín Guzmán Loera El Chapo Guzmán, known as El Chapo, from the custody of federal, state, and local authorities. Guzmán had been serving a life sentence in the U.
A federal prosecutor told the San Diego Union-Tribune that Beltran was paid more than $20 a day to infiltrate the drug cartel until his arrest in December 2018.
Deputy U.S. Attorney Hubert Booth filed a motion to reduce Beltran’s sentence.
The Department of Justice moves to reduce Beltran’s sentence. Attorney Hubert Booth filed a motion to reduce Beltran’s sentence. The motion was filed May 9, 2011. The Office of the Chief United States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas has filed the motion to reduce Beltran’s sentence. Assistant U. Attorneys Jeffrey L. Levingston and D. Steven Williams are participating. | United States of America.
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The Beltran Brothers in Texas Chicano Brotherhood
When you look at the Mexican-American population in Texas, it is clear that there is a significant cultural and economic continuity between the Mexican-Americans of Mexico and the Mexican-Americans of Texas. One of the most commonly referenced figures in Mexican American studies was the Mexican migrant known as El Baca. (source) The Beltran Brothers Family: The Family and the City of Brownsville Texas Texas has had a long line of prominent Mexican immigrant families. The Beltran Brothers came to Texas from Mexico in the 1840s. Over the years, their family lineage became intertwined with the Brownsville, Texas community. This family has a history in Brownsville, Texas that spans more than five decades. The Beltran Brothers, an all American family of Mexican descent, has been in Texas for more than 50 years. Their family has grown to include siblings, parents, and grandchildren. However, their roots remain in Brownsville, Texas. The Beltran Brothers and Brownsville’s ethnic history in Texas is significant. Brownsville, Texas is a city on the United States’ border with Mexico. It is also known as the City of the Border Crossings. The city itself is home to many of the biggest companies, like The United States Postal Service, ExxonMobil, Shell Oil, The City of Brownsville is a city in central Texas. There are many families who have lived and worked in Brownsville, Texas for more than 100 years. Brownsville is located in the southeastern portion of the state and has one of the highest Hispanic populations of any city in Texas. The city has long been part of the state’s immigration history. In the last century Brownsville’s ethnic history has extended to include more than 500 families. The Mexican migration to Texas has been particularly significant. Mexican migrants have long settled in Texas. These migrant communities have made Texas a part of a larger network of Mexican migration through Texas. The Mexican migration to Texas began in the late 1860s. During the mid to late-1800s, Mexican immigrants established over 500 Mexican towns in Texas. These Mexican towns in Texas had close ties to their Mexican neighbors in Mexico and included a mixture of low-income Mexican immigrants, Mexican American immigrants and Mexican Americans (e. the Hacienda Los Gatos and the Hacienda La Cueva).
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