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Former DEA central astounded kingpin’s shun took so long

(CNN)Hearing “I told we so” always stings, maybe never some-more than when one of a world’s most-wanted group slips out of a maximum-security jail by a mile-long hovel that took months in a making.

Former Drug Enforcement Administration representative Phil Jordan told everybody so.

When Sinaloa conglomeration arch Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera, aka “El Chapo,” was arrested in Feb 2014 — after 13 years on a lam following another jail shun — a ex-head of a DEA’s El Paso Intelligence Center told CNN that a detain was a vast deal, though usually if Mexico shipped a kingpin to a neighbor to a north.

“It is a poignant arrest, supposing he gets extradited immediately to a United States,” Jordan said. “If he does not get extradited, afterwards he will be authorised to shun within a duration of time. … If he is, in fact, incarcerated, until he gets extradited to a United States, it will be business as usual.”

Suffice to say, Jordan, who spent some-more than 30 years with a DEA, was not repelled by this week’s news that Guzman had escaped.

“No, I’m astounded it took a year for him to escape,” he said, interrupting his suspicion to scold himself. “Before he was allowed to escape.”