US border security officers have caught a 47-year-old woman who strapped cocaine to her buttocks while trying to cross the border. Customs and Border Protection says the woman was carrying three pounds of heroin strapped to her buttocks.
The Arizona woman was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection after she tried to walk across the U.S.- Mexico border in Nogales, Arizona, while carrying three pounds of heroin strapped to her buttocks, Fox News 2 reports.
A statement released on the CBP website revealed that the woman was arrested Tuesday while trying to cross into the United States via the pedestrian lanes. During her attempt to enter the U.S., she was referred for further inspection where she was found to be carrying three pounds of heroin, all strapped to her behind. The three pounds of heroin were hidden in the backside of her pants. CBP estimates the drugs to be worth $45,000
The photo was shared on social media by CBP. This is the latest story of a drug carrier being arrested by customs in recent weeks.