POSTED: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 8:25am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:34pm
A Donna man is found guilty and sentenced to more than 40 years in prison for money laundering and conspiring to posses and distribute more than 1,000 kilos of marijuana.
45 year-old Rene Gonzales was found guilty of receiving thousands of kilo's of marijuana smuggled from Mexico, storing the drugs in the Valley, transporting and distributing the marijuana to others in Houston and elsewhere dating back to 1998. More than 15 other people were indicted in the case back in August of 2008 and 10 individuals have been found guilty and behind bars.