A school teacher is sitting in a Juarez jail after a search of her car at the U.S.-Mexico border uncovered 100 pounds of marijuana in her trunk. However, both her and the FBI, claim she is not working with drug traffickers and is simply the victim of an increasingly common practice of using unsuspecting drivers’ as drug traffickers.
Ana Isela Martinez Amaya, is a 35-year-old private school teacher from the La Fe Preparatory School in El Paso, Texas. Each day, like clockwork, she travels north across the border to teach her 4th grade students. This routine was noticed by drug traffickers, and because of it, she has been sitting in jail since May 26 on drug charges.
“I’m not a drug dealer. I have been an honest person all my life. I just want authorities to know it’s absolutely unfair to have me here because I’m not guilty,” Martinez told KVIA an ABC affiliate in El Paso.
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