Southern Arizona Duo Wear 10 Pounds of Meth While Trying to Cross Border
Briayan Efrain Ramirez-Garcia (left) and Melissa Lopez Delgado.
Today in Found at the Border: Meth is now a fashion statement.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found a duo from southern Arizona wearing a combined total of 10 pounds of meth while trying to cross the border back into the United States on Tuesday.
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Melissa Lopez Delgado, 22, and Briayan Efrain B. Ramirez-Garcia, 20, both of Somerton, were trying to cross the border while driving through the port of entry in San Luis, south of Yuma.
Delgado had a package taped around her upper-thigh area, while Ramirez had more of a meth-suit thing going on.
He had packages wrapped around his waist, thighs, and calves.
Perhaps it didn't look as obvious while the two were sitting in their car, but officers selected them for additional inspection on their drive through the port.
As you can imagine, the pat-down didn't end well for these two.
According to CBP, they were wearing a combined 10 pounds of meth, worth around $157,000.
Delgado and Ramirez were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.
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