Border Patrol Apprehends Juvenile Drug Carrier

Agents assigned to the Nogales Station’s Interstate 19 checkpoint encountered a male juvenile Wednesday with methamphetamines taped to his body. The total weight of the narcotics was slightly more than half a pound. The youth, a United States citizen, was held for processing and transfer to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

COMBATING BORDER CORRUPTION Locally and Nationally

Imagine a U.S. border guard on the take waving through a truck filled with weapons, drugs, explosives, or even a dirty bomb.

It’s that kind of scenario that keeps the FBI very focused on weeding out the occasional dishonest government official who accepts bribes to allow people or contraband into this country illegally.