Cruz Velazquez Acevedo began convulsing shortly after he drank the liquid methamphetamine he’d brought with him from Tijuana, Mexico.
The 16-year-old had just crossed the U.S.-Mexico border to San Diego and was going through a checkpoint at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. He was carrying two bottles of liquid that he claimed was apple juice. U.S. Border Patrol agents told him to drink it to prove he wasn’t lying, court records say.
The teen took four sips.
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