For the second time in two weeks, a leader from the Beltrán Leyva cartel has been arrested in Mexico. Sergio Villarreal, "El Grande," was caught in a power struggle with "La Barbie" for control of Beltrán Leyva.
Before dawn yesterday, 85 inmates using ladders scaled the walls of a prison in Reynosa, Mexico along the border with Texas, allegedly with the help of guards. Most of the escapees are thought to be cartel gunmen. [Houston Chronicle]
Moms and dads, you might be disappointed with how your kids turned out. But always remember it's not as bad as it could be. Edgar Valdez Villarreal went from a high school football star in Texas to Mexican drug lord.