CBP: Bullhead City women caught smuggling meth

CBP: Bullhead City women caught smuggling meth

Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

CBP: Bullhead City women caught smuggling meth

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by Christina O'Haver

azfamily.com

Posted on April 3, 2014 at 3:26 PM

SAN LUIS, Ariz. -- Two Bullhead City women were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trying to smuggle methamphetamine across the Arizona-Mexico border.

The women were reportedly passengers in a Honda sedan that was selected for further inspection at the San Luis Port of Entry.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers searched the car and occupants after a narcotics detection K-9 alerted to the possible presence of drugs.

The women, ages 32 and 33, allegedy had meth concealed in tubular objects inside their pelvic areas.

The drugs weighed more than 1/2 pound and had an estimated value of just over $15,000, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

The women were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

The 41-year-old male driver was released.

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