PRESIDIO COUNTY, TX (KWES) - One man is in big trouble after being caught with black tar heroin at the Presidio Port of Entry.
Customs and Border Protection officers said the 33-year-old U.S. citizen was arrested on Tuesday afternoon.
According to the report, the man applied for entry through pedestrian primary and was selected for a secondary exam.
Authorities said during the secondary exam, a CBP K-9 made a positive alert for the presence of narcotics.
The man was taken to a local hospital and an examination revealed that the man was smuggling drugs internally.
In the end, officers seized just over 4 ounces of black tar heroin.
The man was later arrested and turned over to ICE/HIS agents to face federal drug smuggling charges associated with the failed attempt.