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Monday November 5, 2012

$100,000 Worth of Liquid Meth Found in Female Traveler’s Toiletries

$100,000 Worth of Liquid Meth Found in Female Traveler’s Toiletries

Photo: Liquid Meth Found Inside Toiletries

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a woman with over $100,000 of alleged liquid methamphetamine.

The seizure occurred on October 31, at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge when a 20-year-old female United States citizen arrived at the pedestrian walkway. The adult female, from Michoacan, Mexico presented her State of California birth certificate to the CBP officer, displayed nervous behavior and was referred to secondary for further document review and inspection.

In secondary, officers discovered in her luggage, six bottles of different toiletry items which contained a total of 6.83 pounds of alleged liquid methamphetamine. CBP seized the narcotics which have an estimated street value of $103,000.

The adult female traveler was released to the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations agents for further investigation.

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