Woman caught with meth inside burritos at border, authorities say

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers said they arrested an Arizona woman who attempted to smuggle meth inside a bag of burritos. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Customs and Border Protection officers said they arrested an Arizona woman who attempted to smuggle meth hidden inside a burrito.

Officers said a drug-sniffing dog led officers to uncover more than a pound of meth carried by a 23-year-old woman at the Port of Nogales.

The drugs, worth more than $3,000, were disguised as a bag of burritos.
Officers seized the drugs and turned the woman over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations. So far, charges have not been filed.
Editorial Note: A previous version of this story included a gallery with mugshots that may have been improperly credited to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office or improperly identified offenders as methamphetamine users. The gallery has been removed.

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