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Meth Carrier Arrested at Immigration Checkpoint

Release Date: 
August 13, 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. – On Saturday, U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint near Amado arrested a Tucson woman for smuggling meth.

Border Patrol agents arrested a Tucson woman Saturday after they discovered 200 grams of meth hidden beneath her clothing. The seizure took
Border Patrol agents arrested a
Tucson woman Saturday after they
discovered 200 grams of meth hidden
beneath her clothing.

The 29-year-old woman, who had been traveling onboard a shuttle service, agreed to a search in a secondary inspection area. Agents discovered a package of meth concealed under her clothing weighing approximately 200 grams.

The U.S. citizen was arrested for drug smuggling and will remain in custody pending disposition of her case. 

Last modified: 
August 13, 2019