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.