Drug Policy

Mexican "Drug Queen" Extradited to US To Face Charges

Sandra Avila, known as "The Queen of the Pacific", is facing cocaine smuggling charges in Miami.

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AMexican woman accused of being a high-ranking drug trafficker has been extradited to the United States to face drug charges. 

U.S. authorities took custody of Sandra Avila in the city of Toluca Thursday, and transported her to Miami, where she will appear before a federal judge on cocaine trafficking charges.