Sunday, December 9, 2018

Mexican cartel cocaine trafficker 'La Muñeca' pulls 11 years

Ana Marie Hernandez, 41, was sentenced in El Paso. She was nicknamed "La Muñeca" because of her Barbie-doll looks.

Hernandez is in federal custody in El Paso.
'La Muñeca' was extradited to the US after being on the run for two years.

Hernandez is the wife of former U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent Daniel Ledezma. He plead guilty to conspiracy to import a controlled substance and aiding and abetting the bribery of a public official.
Ledezma is serving a 10-year prison sentence for allowing hundreds of kilos of cocaine into the U.S. border in 2005 after he was paid $100k. Hernandez was implicated in the cartel bribery and charged.

She was set for sentencing in 2011, but fled to Mexico before being captured again in 2015.