Mother busted trying to smuggle $332,000 worth of meth with teen

Imperial County

Mother busted trying to smuggle $332,000 worth of meth with teenage son in car

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IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif. (13 On Your Side) - A mother is arrested for attempting to smuggle methemphetamine through a local checkpoint with her teenage son in the car.
 
Border Patrol agents found 10 packages of meth concealed within a compartment underneath the backseat.

They say a canine alerted them to the vehicle after the woman and her 16-year-old son pulled up to the checkpoint on Highway 86 on Sunday night around 8:00 p.m.

The 43-year-old woman, who is a citizen of Mexico, was booked into jail.