December 2, 2023
The diaper bag with heroin. Courtesy CBP

Border Patrol brokers arrested a girl who was driving north on Interstate 15 together with her 5-year-old daughter and a diaper bag full of heroin.

The girl was stopped at 7 p.m. Tuesday close to the checkpoint simply over the Riverside County line. When brokers searched her Ford pickup, they discovered 4 cellophane-wrapped bundles of heroin inside a diaper bag.

A later report test revealed that the lady had a earlier conviction for narcotics smuggling.

The bundles contained 5.4 kilos of heroin with an estimated avenue worth of over $69,000

The girl and narcotics had been turned over to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Workplace for additional investigation and prosecution. The 5-year-old baby was transferred into the custody of an acceptable social gathering.

“Drug trafficking organizations will go to nice lengths to smuggle their harmful cargo by way of america, even when it means endangering the lives of younger youngsters,” stated Chief Patrol Agent Patricia D. McGurk-Daniel, who’s accountable for the San Diego Sector.