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This week, drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was found guilty on 10 counts of drug trafficking and is expected to receive life without parole. But those 10 charges fail to encompass the decades-long career of a man who murdered rival cartel heads, escaped twice from Mexican high-security jails, and amassed an estimated $15 billion dollars in drug revenues.

That got us thinking about other notorious drug traffickers, so here's our list of five of the biggest kingpins of all time, and how they were brought to justice.

Drug Lord El Chapo Found Guilty on All Counts

While there were a few twists and turns, it appears that the saga of the El Chapo trial is over for now. After about 34 hours of deliberation, a jury found El Chapo guilty of all 10 federal criminal counts against him. The federal criminal charges included the use of firearms, international distribution of drugs, money laundering, and engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise. While all of these are serious charges, he's facing a mandatory life sentence for his criminal enterprise conviction.

12-Year-Old Boy Charged With Capital Murder, Could Face Up to 40 Years in Prison

In a case that's troubling on so many levels, prosecutors in Uvalde, Texas have charged a 12-year-old boy with capital murder, the most serious felony on the law books. If convicted, he could serve 40 years in prison.

The boy, whose name isn't being released because he is a minor, broke into the home of a family he had often stayed with, and shot 24-year-old professional boxer, John Duane VanMeter, in the head. The heinous act is leaving more questions than answers at this point. But one thing's for sure: he is one of the youngest defendants to be charged with capital murder in the history of America.

Nurse Arrested in Case of Vegetative Patient Rape

Based on a DNA match between the suspect and the baby, Phoenix police arrested Nathan Sutherland, a licensed practical nurse in good standing at the Hacienda HealthCare facility, for the sexual assault of his assigned female patient.

Phoenix police had been working relentlessly to find the person responsible for impregnating the mentally incapacitated 29-year-old patient at Hacienda, whose baby was born in utter surprise to workers there on December 29, 2018. Since that time, Haceinda's CEO and one of the woman's physicians has resigned, another of the woman's physicians has been suspended, and now a suspect has been arrested on one charge of sexual assault and one charge of vulnerable adult abuse, both felonies.

What to Do If You Suspect Neighbors of Child Abuse

Suspecting child abuse is one of the most painful things an adult can endure. You fear the stakes are high if you call it in, regardless of whether or not you are correct. However, public policy has changed to encourage reporting, and if you truly suspect your neighbors are abusing their children, here is some information that might help in making that difficult call.

On Tuesday afternoon, a 14-year-old driver plowed an SUV containing two other juveniles through a red light in Houston, colliding with a pickup truck driven by Silvia Zavala. Zavala was killed in the crash, and the teens claim they were fleeing a man who brandished a semiautomatic handgun at them, after they threw eggs at his car as a prank.

Now, the juvenile driver is facing adult murder charges. The alleged gun-toting pursuer remains at large.

Nail Salon Employee Killed by Customer

$35. That's how much one person in Las Vegas thought someone else's life was worth. A nail salon patron who tried to ditch out on paying for her $35 manicure killed her salon manicurist while trying to flee, and now is a wanted fugitive. Odds are, this death won't be the only crime for which she will be charged.

Governor's Son Arrested at Bar With Fake ID

Using a fake ID to get into a bar isn't really big news, unless you are the child of an important politician. Joe Ducey, the 19 year-old son of Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, is learning that the hard way. On his Christmas break, Joe happened to be doing the wrong thing at the wrong place at the wrong time, and got himself arrested. Though he wasn't the target of a police investigation, he ended up caught in the dragnet.

Mom Sentenced to 40 Years for Partying While Kids Died in Hot Car

A 19-year-old Texas mom of two girls made the tragic choice to leave them in a hot car overnight while she partied in a nearby shed, even engaging in sexual activity in the morning, prior to checking on them the next day. When she found them unresponsive, she began to weave a web of lies, trying to exculpate herself from any liability.

In the end, her one and two year old daughters died of heat exhaustion, the mom pleaded guilty to two felony counts of abandoning or endangering a child causing imminent danger or death, bodily injury or physical or mental impairment, and two counts of injury to a child. She is now serving a 40-year sentence in a Texas prison.

Statue of Liberty Protestor Okoumou Convicted

Though it may be true that you've got to stand for something or you'll fall for anything, you can't go climbing everything. That's the point U.S. District Judge Gabriel Gorenstein tried to make when he found Patricia Okoumou guilty on three criminal misdemeanor counts for climbing the Statue of Liberty on July 4, 2018, which resulted in evacuation of the entire park area due to the protest stunt.