On March 2, 2017, Veytia was charged with manufacturing, transporting and distributing heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana" from 2013 to February 2017 by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He was arrested on drug trafficking charges at the Cross Border Xpress on the Mexico-United States border on March 27, 2017.
- "Mexican attorney general arrested in San Diego on New York drug trafficking charges". The San Diego Union-Tribune. March 29, 2017. Retrieved March 30, 2017.
- Hamilton, Matt (March 30, 2017). "Mexican state attorney general arrested at U.S. border in San Diego on drug trafficking charges". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 30, 2017.
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