Non-meat, meth burritos. Non-meat, meth burritos.

Woman arrested for meatless burritos

A sniffer dog detected their real contents at the Nogales border crossing

Where’s the beef is what United States border agents wanted to know when a 23-year-old Arizona woman crossed the border from Mexico last week with a bag full of burritos.

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They might have asked too about the missing guacamole and sour cream but they probably had other questions for Susy Laborin, whose burritos instead contained an estimated half a kilogram of methamphetamine.

Laborin entered the U.S. through the Morley Pedestrian Gate in Nogales but was referred for further inspection. A sniffer dog detected what was actually inside the non-meat burritos.

The value of the drug was estimated at US $3,000; the woman claimed she was to be paid $500 for transporting it to Tuscon.

The Customs and Border Protection Office later tweeted that officers in Nogales, “hungry for a drug seizure, bag a pound of meth burritos.”

Source: The Telegraph (en)

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  • Sharon

    Sounds like Susy is not too bright – she should have asked for more money, so she can make bail. I cannot figure out how come people think they can fool the border guards, especially the four legged ones?

  • mrpoohead

    Reminds me of Cornish pasties – first bite no meat, second bite nearly there, third bite past it. And I’d repeat all day after – yuk!

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