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Tuscon (United States), Feb 1 (Canadian-Media): A 19-year-old American man transporting fentanyl in bags taped to his body was arrested by the U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 19 near Amado, Arizona on Wednesday on Jan. 22, media reports said.
US Border Patrol. Image credit: Facebook page
During a routine immigration inspections of a passenger shuttle van the agents questioned the man and performed a search and discovered pills taped to the individual’s thighs, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.
After determining that the pills were fentanyl following appropriate tests, the agents seized the pills totaling 243 grams, and arrested the subject.