Ricardo Magallanes was driving from his home in Juárez, Mexico to the University of Texas El Paso when Board Patrol guards searched his car and found duffle bags bugling with marijuana in his trunk.
If a college student is caught smuggling drugs across the border, one might think the kid got what was coming to him. But when a Mexican student at the University of Texas in El Paso was caught by Border Patrol agents with duffel bags filled with marijuana in his trunk, the man used a classic excuse: He claimed they weren't his.
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