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Ringleader in Drug Smuggling Operation Sentenced

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Posted: Nov 7, 2012 12:15 PM

Updated: Nov 7, 2012 12:40 PM

MCALLEN - A judge handed down a life sentence to the leader of a drug smuggling ring.

Rigoberto Munoz-Vargas admitted to planning to deliver a shipment of pure meth to his girlfriend's apartment in Houston.

The investigation that spanned two and a half years revealed Munoz-Vargas and his partners smuggled cocaine and marijuana through the Rio Grande Valley. The ring was linked to nine different drug seizures in the Valley.

Topics: Rigoberto Munoz-Vargas, life sentence, sentence, drug smuggling, drugs, smuggling ring

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