Methamphetamine Seized at Gateway International Bridge

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A teen mom is caught smuggling methamphetamine under her baby’s clothes. The 19 year old mom from Brownsville tried smuggling more than $140,000 worth over the Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville.

According to Customs and Border Protection, the mom walked across the border but CBP officers detained her and found 4 packages under her clothes and two under her infant’s clothes. The port director called the situation “unfortunate that someone would allegedly use their child to attempt to smuggle dangerous narcotics into the country.”

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