'Pablo Escobar' of the Caribbean Arrested in Puerto Rico After Tony Montana-Worthy Career
He moved boatloads of Colombian cocaine through the Caribbean to U.S. shores, bought dozens of luxury homes and built a house in the Dominican Republican with his own personal zoo, police say. When he was nabbed for murder in the late '90s, he paid the jailers $1 million to escape -- and then bragged about it on the D.R.'s most popular radio show.
Agosto, a 45-year-old American citizen, started building his empire in the 90s by shipping Colombian coke through Puerto Rico and into the U.S. mainland, police say.
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