Latinos Throughout US History (Infamous and Famous Latinos in US History)

Santiago Luis Polanco Rodriguez (1961-Living)

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Santiago Luis Polanco Rodriguez, also known as Yayo, was born in Santiago, Dominican Republic and is believed to be the first to mass market crack cocaine in the United States. He has turned street drug dealers in America, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic into a marketing empire. The DEA suspects Rodriguez to be the most wealthy drug kingpin in the US. He has been charged with 58 counts of drug trafficking but is on the run.