Being arrested for a drug crime may be one of the most frightening experiences a person can go through, imagine being arrested in another country for these charges. This was the devastating story for a 42 year old mother from the United States who was arrested in Mexico after she and her husband were traveling back into the states from Nogales, Mexico to visit her family for a funeral. At a security checkpoint before crossing the border the Mexican military officials found under her seat nearly 12 pounds of
She argued that the drugs were not hers, nor was she attempting to smuggle them into another country. Yet she was arrested and taken to jail as prosecutors began building their case against her. However, through further investigations security cameras showed that she got onto the commercial bus traveling between countries with only a purse, water bottles and blankets on their person. They also note that the drugs were packaged in such a way that involved extreme planning and therefore could have not been accomplished by a passenger such as this woman.
Now back home in the U.S. with her husband and children, she shares that she doesn't hold the Mexican authorities responsible for what happened, she is just thankful to be home and with her family again. This was a trying experience to go through because of the corrupt political system, the husband shares that across the border, you are more so view to be guilty until your innocence can be proved.
Having a strong defense attorney on your side is absolutely vital when situations like this arise, as your entire future may be in jeopardy. If you or a loved one have been arrested, do not hesitate in contacting Mark Morasch, Attorney at Law today for the
aggressive Houston drug crimes lawyer you deserve fighting on your side!