La Barbie To Plead Guilty

Edgar Valdez Villareal, known as "La Barbie" of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel, plans to plead guild to U.S. federal charges.

(CNN) Edgar Valdez Villareal, known as "La Barbie," a dual Mexican and American citizen who rose to a top position in the Beltran Leyva drug cartel, plans to plead guilty to U.S. federal charges this week, his attorney told CNN. Valdez will plead guilty to charges of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, attempt to import or export cocaine and money laundering, attorney Wilmer "Buddy" Parker said.