18 year old found with narcotics strapped to his body PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 13 May 2013 09:55

(Border Patrol agents seize heroin on a bus)….The El Centro Sector agents were working the Highway 86 checkpoint over the weekend.

At around 11:00 in the morning the agents referred a tour bus to the secondary inspection area. The agents questioned an 18-year-old passenger on the bus and discovered two vacuum-sealed packages of heroin strapped to his waistband. They say the heroin had a combined weight of about 4.5 pounds, with an estimated street value of $144,000. The 18 year old, a legal US resident, was taken into custody without incident. The suspect and the narcotics were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration for further investigation.