Alpo Martinez was raised by a single mother after his father abandoned the family. Let us get to know more about the drug dealer’s parents and family.
Alberto Geddis Martinez, often known as Alpo Martinez or simply Alpo, was a drug dealer from Harlem, New York City, who lived from June 8, 1966, to October 31, 2021. In the mid-1980s, he became well-known.
Martinez moved his drug traffic outside New York to other places, most notably Washington, DC.
Alpo was freed in 2015 after serving a 35-year sentence at ADX Florence, a federal supermax prison in Fremont County, Colorado, on 14 counts of murder. After testifying against former associates, he was released and lived under the cover of the United States witness protection program until his death in 2021.
Alpo Martinez Mother & Father: Are His Parents Still Alive?
Alpo was raised by a single mother after his father left the family.
There have been stories concerning Alpo’s parents, with some claiming that they are still living and others claiming that they are no longer alive, but no real information about their lives has been released.
The drug dealer, Alpo was one of two children raised by his single mother in the Upper Manhattan neighborhood of East Harlem which was also known as Spanish Harlem. Before quitting out during his sophomore year, he attended a Roman Catholic school, Automotive Mechanical High School, and Julia Richmond High School.
Alpo began selling narcotics in East Harlem when he was 13 years old.
Martinez started moving up the chain of drug sellers in Harlem after meeting West Side Harlem drug dealer Azie Faison. He eventually became one of the city’s largest drug dealers.
He eventually relocated to Washington, D.C. to extend his operations, where he swiftly became entangled in the city’s underbelly and ramped up his drug dealing. Wayne Silk Perry, a reputed gangster, and D.C. enforcer became his bodyguard and hitman after meeting him.
Alpo Martinez Sister And Family Details
Alpo Martinez has a sibling in his family but hasn’t revealed if it’s a brother or sister. The news is expected to reveal all the information about him soon.
Martinez was shot and died in Harlem, New York, on the morning of October 31, 2021, while seated in his 2017 Dodge Ram, according to different media publications including The Source magazine, Hot 97, AllHipHop, and The New York Times.