“His time is coming,” Riley said. “I can’t wait for that day.”
It was only a coincidence, Bilek said, that the announcement naming Guzman Public Enemy No. 1 came on the anniversary of the St Valentine’s Day Massacre, which raised public pressure to capture Capone.
Within two years of being designated Public Enemy No. 1 in 1930, Capone — who also once seemed invincible — had been captured, convicted and imprisoned.
With the same label now attached to Guzman, Bilek said, “we hope the same thing will happen to him.”