Drug Bust

Who is Edgar Valdez Villarreal Texas native known as ‘La Barbie’ in Mexico cocaine conspiracy

Edgar Valdez Villarreal, 42, a former high school football player, was responsible for sending huge volumes of cocaine into the US, officials say

Edgar Valdez Villarreal, 42, a former high school football player, was responsible for sending huge volumes of cocaine into the US, officials say

A former Texas high school football player whom authorities say rose from petty street dealer to the top ranks of a Mexican drug cartel was responsible for sending truckloads of cocaine across the border for distribution in the eastern US, prosecutors said.

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