Woman Sentenced to Prison for Smuggling Meth
MCALLEN – A U.S. citizen living in Mexico has been ordered to prison for importing methamphetamine into Pharr.
In June, 37-year-old Dina Maria Palacios pled guilty to smuggling 25 kilograms of meth across the Pharr International Bridge.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said she had her 16-year-old daughter with her during the attempt.
She was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison.
Palacios is being held without bond.
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