Failed Meth-Smuggling Attempt: Woman Duct-Taped Two Pounds of Meth to Her Belly

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The only thing that would have made this meth-smuggling attempt worse.
In one of the less-thought-out attempts to smuggle meth into the United States, Customs and Border protection officers busted a Washington woman with a couple pounds of meth taped to her belly.

Believe it or not, an officer got suspicious when he spotted 28-year-old Laura Ivanez-Ramirez in the pedestrian lane at the San Luis port of entry around 8 p.m. on Monday, as she had "suspicious bulges in her clothing," according to a federal complaint.

According to the complaint, two other CBP officers agreed -- those were some suspicious bulges.

After covering their bases, including doing a physical pat-down of Ivanez, and bringing in a narcotics-detecting dog named Ceasar, officers removed the bags that were duct-taped to her midsection.

Sure enough, the substance in the bags tested positive for meth -- more than two pounds of it, the complaint says.

Ivanez told officers that the $300 in her pocket was her payment for smuggling meth into the United States, and she was supposed to hop into a car on the U.S. side of the border to finish the delivery.

Ivanez faces two charges for the attempted meth smuggling, according to the complaint.

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donotrecall
donotrecall

Those agents probavly at one time were employed by "Nickle Bag Joe", same MO , go for the low hanging fruit.

FucktheBoarderPatrol
FucktheBoarderPatrol

Shows you how stupid the Boarder Patrol is, they should have put her under surveillance and busted the ones further up the latter.

eric.nelson745
eric.nelson745 topcommenter

@FucktheBoarderPatrol Ladder! One thing funnier than that tee happened in San Diego. A guy with a sense of humor put a BMW front-end on a VW Beetle. Then he put personalized plates on it that said "STOLEN." It sure turned out to be a cop magnet.

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