"La Barbie" Arrested In Mexico
POSTED: Monday, August 30, 2010 - 9:14pm
UPDATED: Monday, August 30, 2010 - 9:37pm
The drug trafficker known as La Barbie has been arrested.
He is the American born drug trafficker who had been struggling to take control of the Beltran-Leyva Cartel.
His real name is Edgar Valdez Villareal and he was the first ever American to control a major drug cartel.
The U.S. had a 2 million dollar reward for his arrest.
La Barbie grew up in Laredo and was a high school football star.
He was the major enforcer for Beltran-Leyva but had been fighting to wrestle away control.