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On American mother remains jailed in Mexico locked up for nearly a week now and accused -- attempting attempting to smuggle drugs her husband says.
And it's all just a ploy to get money from that now he and their children.
Are fighting to free her Heather -- is live in our -- -- with more on this story Heather good morning T Jenna and this is quite a story the mother right -- looks she should be sitting in a PTA meeting.
And not behind bars and a Mexican jail but a married Arizona mother of seven will have to spend another day locked up.
She's accused of being a drug smuggler trying to sneak twelve pounds of pot from Mexico.
Into the United States last week a devout Mormon and a US citizen her name is -- Nero back to not -- and she spent the better part of yesterday in a Mexican courtroom.
Despite her pleas of innocence the judge deciding to keep her in jail longer listen to her brother in law.
We are finding that there's so much red tape and bureaucracy in the Mexican government.
Just to get evidence that -- easily prove their innocence submitted to the judge has a huge -- huge.
-- like here's what happened last week to deer and her husband were on a bus and they were headed home to Phoenix.
From an aunt's funeral in Mexico when ninety miles south of the American border that bus was stopped by Mexican officials.
All the passengers were ordered off the bus while authorities searched -- Dave and claimed they found twelve pounds of pot that was strapped underneath her seat.
More testimony is expected in the courtroom today from arresting officers and also from -- -- family.
Her husband -- telling fox that he is optimistic.
Saying quote it's looking promising and like our case looks solid and their case looks weak.
Of course it's worth reminding our viewers and they know this well that Mexican authorities have a history of corruption.
And it is not unheard of for American citizens to be framed in exchange for pay off.
And that's exactly what that family is claiming now by Friday would you should know if she'll -- released.
Or should be processed into the prison system we'll keep following this one Jana how some good -- of Ngo --
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