Skip to Content

27-year-old American woman accused of smuggling fentanyl hidden in a hamburger


EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- A 27-year-old American woman is charged with trying to transport 0.034 pounds of fentanyl inside of a hamburger.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection released an image of the hamburger with a plastic-wrapped bundle of drugs inside.

Officials say the woman was trying to cross into the U.S. through the Paso Del Norte port of entry on March 23, 2024.

The woman was arrested by CBP officers then turned over to local authorities for prosecution. They are not identifying the woman.

Article Topic Follows: On the Border

Jump to comments ↓

Author Profile Photo



KVIA ABC 7 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content