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Sinaloa beauty queen arrested

December 24, 2008|TIMES WIRE REPORTS

A Mexican beauty queen from the drug-ravaged state of Sinaloa was arrested with suspected gang members in a truck filled with guns and ammunition, police said.

Miss Sinaloa 2008 Laura Zuniga, 23, was arrested late Monday at a military checkpoint in Zapopan, Jalisco state, police said.

She told police that she was planning to travel to Bolivia and Colombia with the men to go shopping.

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