A 43-year-old Mexican national female was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales for attempting to smuggle methamphetamine into the United States Tuesday, worth nearly $13,000.
When an officer searched the woman’s purse, two packages of were found and determined to be meth, as well as a third package which was removed from the subjects undergarments. The drugs weighed more than four pounds, with an estimated value of nearly $13,000.
Officers seized the drugs. The woman was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations following her arrest.