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18 year old found with meth wrapped around body

(Yuma resident arrested at Andrade Port)…The 18 year old was caught trying to smuggle methamphetamine across the border.

Jose Alvarado was reportedly walking across the border when he was referred to the secondary inspection area. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered two packages wrapped around his body. It turned out to be 2.1 pounds of methamphetamine. Alvarado told the CBP he had been paid to cross the narcotics. Investigators say the meth was destined for Yuma.