Border Patrol agents find heroin taped to woman’s body

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SIERRA BLANCA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Sierra Blanca checkpoint arrested two people over the weekend after locating a large amount of heroin.

According to a release, Lizbeth Mendivil-Gonzalez and a Mexican national arrived at the Sierra Blanca checkpoint via a commercial bus on Interstate 10 Saturday.

Agents say they later found five pounds of heroin strapped to the woman’s body.

Both Mendivil-Gonzalez and the other suspect were taken into the custody of the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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April 22 2021 09:00 am