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Jamaican authorities were calling for calm after fugitive drug baron Christopher “Dudus” Coke was taken into custody late Tuesday, shortly before he tried to turn himself in to officials at the U.S. Embassy in Kingston. Two former Am Law 100 lawyers are weighing in on the matter, as is the firm embroiled in the months-long controversy over his extradition, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.

Jamaican security forces captured Coke while he was riding in a vehicle with the Rev. Al Miller, an evangelical minister who had previously helped broker the surrender of Coke’s brother and sister, according to The New York Times. Coke had managed to evade capture since late May, when running gun battles took place in Kingston between his supporters and local law enforcement officials seeking to arrest him on U.S. drug charges.

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