Mexican Teenager Not Excited to See Border Agents -- It's Just Meth in His Underwear

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Today in Found at the Border: A Mexican teenager trying to cross the border into the United States this weekend who may have looked a little excited to see border officers just had a lot of meth in his "groin area."

The 16-year-old, whose name wasn't released by authorities, had a pound-and-a-half of meth in his underwear, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

See also:
-Border Agents Find a Pound of Meth in Woman's Vagina
-10 Most Creative Smuggling Attempts at the U.S./Mexico Border

Of course, there's a photo (luckily, from the back-side) of this youngster with his methy groin area:

Methy underwear.

The stash was discovered after officers referred him for "additional questioning" while he tried to go through the pedestrian gate at the port of entry in Nogales.

The 1.5 pounds of meth is valued at $23,000.

That same day, Friday, a Nogales man tried to bring 26 pounds of cocaine back into the United States by hiding the stash behind the seats of his car, while a Mexican national used the same method in an attempt to bring in 13 pounds of heroin, and another Mexican woman tried to bring in five pounds of meth in a cooler hidden under the passenger seat in her car.

As usual, all four of these people were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

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DonkeyHotay topcommenter

The U$A's INSATIABLE Appetite for Illegal Drugs is what FUELS the Violence and Mayhem in Mexico!

valleynative topcommenter

Why isn't he being called a "victim of the border patrol"?

He broke the law and they caught him.  I thought we were calling such people "victims" now.


The lack of effort and creativity is very disappointing.  Ever watch Border Wars on the National Geographic channel?  The mules they show there are amazingly creative in where they hide the drugs.  This guy - pathetic effort at best.


Busting dealers, mules and even drug kingpins fails to put a dent in drug abuse.

What it does is enrich the cops and raise the price of drugs so drug abusers rob and steal more. In effect the cost of enforcement gets passed along to the public twice.  Once for the cost of enforcement and again to pay for all the crime the drug abusers cause.

I'd rather hand out all the free meth and heroin abusers want and wish them a speed overdose.  It's not like there is a shortage in the world of scummy drug abusers.


Yet our neighbor to the north hasn't experienced the same violence and mayhem by those trying to exploit the US appetite for illegal drugs so the causes are probably just a bit more complex than that.

DonkeyHotay topcommenter

@JohnQ.Public ... pathetic apologetics.

Canada HAS experience increased violence and mayhem due to U$ Illegal Drug Consumption.


Not apologizing for anyone or anything.  While Canada may have experienced increased violence, it certainly hasn't teetered on being a failed state like Mexico has.  To say otherwise is fiction.  Therefore, there must be other factors at play in the devestation in Mexico and the situation is more complex than a single factor such as drugs. 

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