Border patrol arrests two on suspicion of smuggling drugs in underwear

NOGALES, AZ - Border patrol agents arrested two people recently suspected of smuggling a total of five pounds of narcotics in their underwear.

Nogales Station border patrol inspected a commercial shuttle and discovered the driver, an 18-year-old man, was reportedly concealing a pound of methamphetamine in his underwear.

Thursday night, border patrol at the Deconcini Port of Entry arrested a 23-year-old woman on suspicion of smuggling four pounds of heroin concealed in her bra.

Officials estimated the drugs' value at $70,000, according to a Customs and Border Protection press release.

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