December 12, 2013
A Niland woman is accused of trying to smuggle methamphetamine hidden inside a body cavity at the Calexico downtown Port of Entry on Tuesday.
Around 5:45 a.m., U.S. citizen Victoria Kristine Correa, 37, approached the port’s pedestrian lane, and Customs and Border Protection detector dog alerted to her, according to the court complaint.
Correa admitted she had methamphetamine hidden inside her and removed two small packages containing .35 pounds of methamphetamine. It has an estimated street value of about $6,800.
Packages of methamphetamine were hidden in a woman’s body cavity at the Calexico downtown Port of Entry on Tuesday
Correa was read her rights and said she had smuggled methamphetamine into the U.S. on about 15 prior occasions and been paid $100 each time, according to the complaint.
She was arrested and booked into Imperial County jail. CBP seized the narcotics.