CBP stops elderly woman carrying 3 pounds of cocaineThe word is "Mexican." The CBP Press Release says
NOGALES - Customs and Border Protection officers arrested an elderly woman with nearly three pounds of cocaine strapped to her body Tuesday.
CBP says officers working the Morley Pedestrian Gate in Nogales stopped a 76-year-old woman walking into the U.S. for a day of shopping when an officer became suspicious. An officer referred the woman for further inspection.
CBP officers found a package of cocaine strapped to the woman's leg, with an estimated street value of $127,000. The drugs were seized, and the woman was taken into Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody for further investigation.
"On Tuesday, Oct. 19, CBP officers working the Morley Pedestrian Gate encountered a 76-year-old Mexican woman from Nogales, Sonora, walking into the United States for a day of shopping. A CBP officer became suspicious and referred the woman for further inspection. A thorough inspection resulted in the discovery of a package of cocaine strapped to the womanâ€™s leg."There, that wasn't hard, was it?