Today in Found at the Border: Officers at the border in Nogales found 4.5 pounds of meth hidden inside an accordion.
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, an 18-year-old Mexican citizen attempted to take the accordion through a pedestrian gate on Monday.
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Turns out, he wasn't headed to Mariachi band practice, as officers found the bundle of meth wrapped in black tape, and stashed inside the accordion.
Both the meth -- valued at more than $13,000 -- and the accordion were seized, and the teenager was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.
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It might not be the most creative smuggling attempt, but it's better than stuffing pounds of meth inside one of your bodily orifices.
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