Federal agents snag a $29,000 bra at U.S. border- not exactly Victoria Secret

Normally a $29,000 bra conjures up thoughts of scantily-clad women sashaying down a rose-pedal runway, however, in San Diego the padded bra contained drugs.

Federal agents at the San Ysidro Port of Entry snagged a 22-year-old Mexican female who tried to enter the U.S. with nearly a pound-and-a-half of methamphetamine lined inside her bra.

The young women tried to enter the country through the pedestrian entrance during the busy 5 p.m. rush hour.

Agents busted the would-be drug smuggler when they noticed “discrepancies under the woman’s clothing near her chest,” according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agents.

CBP Officers sent the young women to a secondary inspection station where agents found the drugs, according to CBP.
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The brassiere contained six plastic packages filled with methamphetamine. CBP Authorities said the drugs had an estimated street value of $29,000.

Federal Agents took the suspect into custody to face drug-smuggling charges.

Customs and Border Protection did not release the suspect’s name.

For more stories; http://www.examiner.com/homeland-security-in-national/kimberly-dvorak

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