Border agents find meth inside buckets of chicken

Border agents find meth inside buckets of chicken

Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Border agents find meth inside buckets of chicken

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by Andrew Michalscheck

azfamily.com

Posted on February 22, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 5 at 11:01 AM

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Two women were arrested this week after border patrol agents discovered that they were carrying methamphetamine inside buckets of chicken.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the women were passengers on a commercial shuttle van when they were apprehended Thursday morning at the I-19 checkpoint.

Nogales Border Patrol agents located a total of six bags of methamphetamine inside the two buckets. The drugs weighed nearly six pounds and had an estimated street value of $58,700.

The methamphetamine was turned over to the DEA, while the women now face federal prosecution.
 

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