Edinburg Man Sentenced for Role in Drug-Trafficking Ring

2 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Friday, September 07 2018 Sep 7, 2018 September 07, 2018 5:40 PM September 07, 2018 in News

EDINBURG – A major drug runner from Edinburg was sentenced Friday to nearly 12 years in jail.

Authorities say Jose Luis Chavez was part of a drug trafficking organization helping move cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine and heroin to Mississippi.

He was arrested in Texas and taken out of state for prosecution.

Chavez pleaded guilty to a conspiracy earlier this year.

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