Agents bust 18-year-old with heroin strapped to his waistband

California

Agents bust 18-year-old with heroin strapped to his waistband

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© Photo courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection © Photo courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection

EL CENTRO, Calif. (13 On Your Side) - Border Patrol agents busted a man traveling through the Highway 86 checkpoint with four and a half pounds of heroin hidden underneath his clothing.

It happened at around 11 am on Saturday.

Agents found two vacuum-sealed packages of heroin strapped to the waistband of an 18-year-old passenger on a tour bus.

The heroin is estimated to be worth $144,000.


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