Woman attempts to smuggle heroin into the US in her underwear

NOGALES, AZ - A woman was taken into custody at the Port of Nogales for trying to smuggle five pounds of heroin in her underwear, U.S. Customs and Border Protection says.

The woman, a 38-year-old Mexican national, attempted to smuggle two packages of heroin in her bra and two packages in her panties, CBP says.

She was caught after officials chose her vehicle for a secondary inspection.

The heroin was worth more than $67,000, according to CBP.

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