Agents bust woman with cocaine hidden in her shoes

El Centro

Agents bust woman with cocaine hidden in her shoes

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EL CENTRO, Calif. (13 On Your Side) – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station busted a smuggler with more than two pounds of cocaine hidden in her shoes.

It happened at around 9:30 am.

Agents say the woman told them she was smuggling an unknown substance in her shoes during questioning.

After a search, they found two packages of cocaine wrapped in brown tape inside the soles of her shoes.

The drugs are valued at $64,000.

Agents arrested the woman and turned her over to the Drug Enforcement Administration for further investigation.

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