Mexican National Attempted To Bring Five Pounds Of Meth Across Border

Mexican National Attempted To Bring Five Pounds Of Meth Across Border

TUCSON, AZ – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales arrested a Mexican woman when she attempted to enter the United States on Aug. 16 with more than 5 pounds of methamphetamine taped to her legs.

Officers at the Morley pedestrian crossing selected a 26-year-old resident of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, for a secondary inspection, and found packages of meth taped to her shins.

Officers seized the drugs, worth more than $15,000, and referred the woman to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

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