EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — A Mexican man traveling with his pregnant wife and three children had more than five pounds of methamphetamine strapped to his body, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.
The family approached a Border Patrol in Blythe, California, when a drug-sniffing dog alerted agents to the drugs. During a secondary inspection, agents found that the 31-year-old man had 5.3 pounds of meth worth $12,190 wrapped in cellophane around his waist. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance and had his vehicle seized.
Officials said the woman and three children were permanent residents of the U.S. orig
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