CBP: Meth Found in Woman's Underwear

Friday, October 12, 2012 - 3:42pm

EL PASO — A meth package was found hidden between a woman's thighs held in place by an elastic girdle, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers.

The 47-year-old pedestrian, Irma Estela Herrera de Nunez of Truth or Consequences, NM, was arrested at the Ysleta international crossing. Officers said she was carrying 2.86 lbs. of meth bundles.

“CBP officers remain vigilant knowing that at any moment they may be facing a drug smuggler,” said Hector Mancha, CBP El Paso Port Director. “A smuggler may be male or female, young or old, walking or driving.”

She is currently detained at the El Paso County Jail being held without bond on drug smuggling charges.

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