Saturday, October 29, 2011
Mexican woman arrested for trying to smuggle ammunition into Mexico
A Mexican woman who allegedly tried to smuggle 200 rounds of ammunition into Mexico was arrested Friday by U.S Customs and Border Protection officers.
Officers conducting outbound operations at the Douglas port of entry referred the 30-year-old woman from Agua Prieta, Sonora, for a secondary inspection of her pickup truck Friday.
When officers searched the woman, they say rounds of ammunition falling from her clothing.
According to reports 200 rounds of 9 mm and .45-caliber ammunition were removed from her waistband.
The woman was arrested and the ammunition was processed for seizure.
The name of the woman wasn't immediately released
at 9:33 AM