Arizona Mom Framed in Mexico With Drugs, Family Claims

Yanira Maldonado was arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle marijuana into the U.S.
2:00 | 05/28/13

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-- to see him. And even I can get her leg and her smile from a lot and -- to me. A smile Minnesota thought she'd never be able to see again. And Crying -- crying. She rushed down to Mexico hoping to see your mother you need -- -- not out. I was in shock -- when I got the phone call outside court found. You know I can't believe -- you know take a couple minutes for myself. You need at her husband Gary were on their way back from a funeral in Mexico. When the bus they -- on stopped at a Mexican checkpoint unanimous CEO everybody is -- about the bus. It seemed like a routine search but -- Mexican authorities singled out in -- and -- husband. After finding drugs on the -- Us that they claim that they were strapped. To my -- secede. After first arresting Gary Mexican authorities decided to take in you need it instead making claims the drugs were hers. A 100% positive that she's in this. She wouldn't have anything to do with illegal. Activities of any kind. Prosecutors told Gary it paid off -- judge his wife would be set free. He first started at 3500. The liar and then. They said that's not enough in the prosecutor. And then they went to 5000. Then he told them that that's all my son can afford this 5000 dollars. And mrs. well -- think about it and we'll let you know -- the next day at 10 o'clock. But Gary never heard back later finding out. At his wife had been transferred to a prison in the Dallas -- When you think he's trying -- -- Make -- out soon and permanent I felt like imminent night man movie. And I can't wait that. And the early -- this nightmare could come to an -- is later this week.

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