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Methamphetamine found strapped to woman's body

(Tijuana resident caught with methamphetamine on her body)….The 21 year old was arrested Sunday at the Calexico Downtown Port.

Customs and Border Protection officers say the woman was walking across the Border at around 10:00 am. The inspecting officer noticed anomalies with the woman’s clothing. She was referred for further inspection. During the inspection, CBP officers discovered two wrapped packages of methamphetamine strapped to the woman’s abdomen, concealed under several layers of clothing. The narcotics weighed almost 3 pounds and had a street value of around $17,000. The woman is a US citizen, resident of Tijuana, Mexico. She was placed under arrest and turned over to Homeland Security Investigation agents. The agents processed the suspect and booked her into County Jail. The narcotics were seized by the CBP.