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A Closer Look (Teen Smugglers) #184091

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 01, 1999
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(Studio: Jack Ford) The new trend in the drug trade of teen smugglers introduced; statistics cited.

(Juarez, Mexico and El Paso: Kevin Newman) Teen drug smuggling across the Texas-Mexico border featured. [Five disguised TEENS - say it was the money that lured them to smuggling.] [Chief customs inspector Jose LOPEZ - cites the increase.] The light sentences for kids caught smuggling mentioned. [US Customs Service commissioner Raymond KELLY, chief juvenile probation officer Samuel SANTANA - admit most young smugglers are not jailed.] [El Paso County sheriff's department Lieutenant Marvin RYALS - comments on the trafficking.]

Ford, Jack;
Newman, Kevin

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