When someone tries to smuggle something into Texas, it's simply not a good idea.

According to the United States Department of Justice, certain people try to smuggle different drugs into both the state and country. Examples given include cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamine. Recently, one drug has brought many eyes upon it.

Fentanyl has been making headlines in the state for how powerful the drug can be. Due to various organizations making illegal copies of the substance, some have lost their lives ingesting it. Others attempt to bring the manufactured copies into the state.

Recently, one woman attempted to bring the drug into the states via an unorthodox manner.

Woman Tries To Bring Fentanyl Into By Smuggling It In A Burger

As reported by the El Paso Times, the incident occurred on March 23rd of 2024. U.S. Customs and Border Protection found the drug in, at the time of writing, an unidentified 27 year old female's food. The amount of the substance, 0.034 pounds, was found inside a hamburger.

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The discovery happened at Paso del Norte international bridge, reported by the El Paso Times. The unidentified female was arrested by CBP officials, and the food was also confiscated as well.

This isn't only the only time someone has attempted to bring the drug in the United States. The El Paso Times also reports a unknown 32 year old female tried to smuggle it into the states via her purse.

Simply put, don't attempt to smuggle illegal items into Texas!

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