Prices towards Cienfuegos Zepeda haven’t been introduced, and US authorities haven’t but confirmed his detention.
CNN spoke to a US Drug Enforcement Administration spokeswoman, who mentioned they might not affirm or deny the detention.
Ebrard added that the Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles would inform him of the fees within the subsequent few hours and supply consular help to Cienfuegos Zepeda.
Cienfuegos Zepeda served as Mexico’s protection minister from 2012 to 2018, underneath President Enrique Peña Nieto.
CORRECTION: An earlier model of this story misspelled the title of the previous protection minister Basic Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda.