Alpo Martinez bio, age, wife, son, net worth, other updates
The name Alpo Martinez will remain a popular name in the history of drugs and crimes in the United States.
For many who may not know Alpo Martinez, he was a drug lord who was started his illegal business venture in New York City, where he was born and was also killed at the age of 55.
During his reign, Alpo Martinez was so popular he spread his chain of business from New York to Washington DC and reigned in the mid-1980s until he was arrested.
While he died in 2021, Alpo Martinez’s infamous legacy lives on, and many people are keen on knowing more about this New York City drug lord.
To know more about Alpo Martinez, continue reading this article.
|Real Name||Alberto Geddis Martinez|
|Birthday||June 8, 1966|
|Age||55 years (2021)|
|Place of birth||New York|
|Crimes||Drug Trafficking, Murder|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Death||October 31, 2021|
Alpo Martinez’s biography
His full name is Alberto Geddis Martinez and he was born on the 8th of June 1966 in New York City to a single mother.
The record revealed that Alpo Martinez has a sibling but there are no details about who he is.
Alpo Martinez was an American by birth and until his death in October 2021, he was 55 years old.
Alpo Martinez’s education
Alpo Martinez was a student at Automotive Mechanical High School and Julia Richmond High School but he didn’t complete his education as he dropped out to pursue a life in drugs and crime.
Alpo Martinez’s career
The record revealed that Alpo Martinez has been involved in drug since he was 13 years old as he was exposed to it after he met Azie Faison.
Over the years, Alpo Martinez rose to the top and went on to become one of the most popular drug lord in New York City, not satisfied with being infamous in a single city, Alpo spread his business line to Washington DC. where met with Wayne ‘Silk’ Perry, who happens to be a notorious gangster and enforcer in Washington, D.C.
Alpo Martinez went on to employ Wayne Perry as his bodyguard and hitman as the two worked together for year’s until his arrest.
The record revealed that Alpo Martinez was indicted on federal drug charges and murder in July 1990 after Nathaniel Watkins, who happens to be Rich Porter’s cousin, in an affidavit stated that Alpo Martinez and his gang were into the sales of drugs and murders.
Alpo Martinez was, however, arrested in Washington Dc by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 1991 on charges bothering on selling drugs, conspiracy to commit murder and 14 counts of murder, which included the murder of Michael Anthony Salters aka Fray and Demencio Benson, who are both drug dealers.
The New York City born drug lord soon reach an agreement with security agencies and became an informant also testified against members of his gang.
Upon serving jail time for some years, Alpo Martinez was released in 2015 under a Federal Witness Protection program and given a new identity.
Alpo Martinez’s death
The record revealed that Alpo Martinez was shot dead in a 2017 Dodge Ram, belonging to him on the 31st of October, 2021 and he died in Harlem, New York, the same city where he was born.
According to the reports, cops are yet to unveil Alpo Martinez’s killers to date.
Alpo Martinez’s personal life
Alpo Martinez was married but there are no details of who his wife is and he has a son name Randy Harvey popularly referred to as Popperazzi.
Alpo Martinez’s net worth
Alpo Martinez was reportedly worth $1 million until his death.