Teen caught in meth smuggling attempt
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:43:41 GMT —
A teen is behind bars after he was caught allegedly smuggling methamphetamine across the border.
Brownsville police told Action 4 News that 17-year-old Angel Ramon Leal-Garate attempted to smuggle almost eight pounds of meth across the Veterans International Bridge.
Authorities said that Customs and Immigration officers arrested the teen after the drugs were found inside a compartment of the Jeep Cherokee Leal was driving.
The teen was caught with almost eight pounds of meth he attempted to smuggle intot he United States.
Leal-Garate remains behind bars without bond at this time.