Teen arrested after $26K of meth flown over Mexican border by drone

A U.S. teenager was arrested by Border Patrol agents near Yuma, Arizona, early on Monday after allegedly collecting $26,000 worth of methamphetamines sent by drone from Mexico into the United States, a sign of the growing use of the aerial systems to smuggle drugs across the border.

The 17-year-old boy was waiting on the U.S. side of the border in the town of San Luis, Arizona, to retrieve the bundles as soon as they were dropped, according to U. S. Customs and Border Protection.

However, a nearby agent spotted the drone as it dropped several packages to a person in the distance. The agent responded, and a federal police dog
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