Dirty Diaper Claim Leads to Border Bust

Sausage found hidden in diaper

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    Hidalgo woman stopped for trying to smuggle sausage across the border in diapers.

    Customs inspectors were suspicious of a woman who declared several soiled baby diapers at a U.S.-Mexico border crossing.

    The inspectors at the international bridge in Hidalgo moved in for a check and inside the chunky diapers they found several links of spicy pork sausage, also known as chorizo.

    A U.S. Customs statement says the diapers had been folded to look soiled.

    The Mission resident was fined $300 and her chorizo was confiscated after the Friday night incident.