Grandmother Nabbed Trying to Smuggle 200 Lbs of Meth Over Mexican Border


A 65-year-old grandmother was arrested at the San Diego border crossing trying to smuggle 200 pounds of meth across the border.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported the January 19 arrest of the woman and her 19-year-old granddaughter this week, according to a CBP statement.

CBP officers detained the woman’s 2006 Dodge Durango after drug-sniffing dogs alerted officers to the smell of illegal substances.

Trending: Ethics Committee Orders Rashida Tlaib To Return $10,800 In Campaign Funds She Paid Herself

The dogs alerted the officials to something they smelled by the vehicle’s passenger-side door.

take our poll - story continues below

Should the Government be Mandating Masks?

  • Should the Government be Mandating Masks?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Godfather Politics updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

When CBP officers searched the vehicle, they discovered 299 packages of methamphetamine, weighing 219 pounds from the vehicle’s roof, doors, and quarter panels.

The CBP said that the drugs had a street value of more than $416,000.

Naturally, both women, the car, and the drugs were seized by agents.

It was unclear if the women had any legal representation.

Later that day, a 44-year-old man entered on foot through Otay Mesa port of entry.

However, CBP officers confirmed that Eduardo Aguilar had an active warrant for homicide from the Denver Colorado Sheriff’s Department with no bail set. Aguilar was transported to San Diego County Jail pending extradition.

“These cases are just examples of the apprehensions CBP officers catch on a daily basis,” said Pete Flores, Director of Field Operations for CBP in San Diego. “CBP officers are vigilant to stop those who would do harm in our communities at the border, as they attempt to enter the U.S.”

Follow Warner Todd Huston on facebook.com/Warner.Todd.Huston. And be sure and check out our great products at RepublicanLegion.com.

Don't forget to Like Godfather Politics on Facebook and Twitter, and visit our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.

Become an insider!

Sign up for the free Godfather Politics email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.

You Might Like
Previous President Trump To Make History At March For Life
Next Trump Tells March For Life: “Every Child Born And Unborn Is A Sacred Gift From God”

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon to the right of the comment, and report it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation. If you don't see a commenting section below, please disable your adblocker.