81-year-old grandmother tried to smuggle 42kg of heroin through the border with Mexico
Author: Alina Dykman
Mexico US news
81-year-old American was detained on Wednesday, August 8, on the border with Mexico when trying to import to USA large quantity of heroin.
As told law enforcement officers at the screening checkpoint in Tecate service dog drew the attention of the guards on the Chrysler 200 at the wheel was an elderly US citizen (woman’s name withheld).
The car decided to inspect more closely. During the inspection panels under the car and found a “surprise” — 34 convolution with heroin. According to customs officials, the total weight of the drug was more than 92 pounds (42 kg).
Officers of customs and border protection consider that the pensioner became a victim of her “used” Mexican drug cartels.
“The cartels are trying to manipulate vulnerable people, to make them smugglers, the officer said Pete Flores. — We know about the many tactics that the cartels use, and will keep vigilant to prevent any smuggling”.
Whatever it was, 81-year-old American was arrested and the vehicle seized during the investigation.
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