I thought trafficking was part of the competition??? Laura Zuniga, Arrested with Drug Gang in Truck Full of Weapons! Dec. 24, 2008 http://hottiesinthenews.blogspot.com/ Laura Zuniga, a beauty queen from the drug-plagued Mexican state of Sinaloa has been arrested by authorities along with other alleged gang members. Zuniga was in a truck filled with guns, ammunition and cash when it was stopped by police. The former school teacher turned beauty pageant superstar claims she was travelling from Mexico to Colombia and Bolivia with members of the rest of the gang, all male, to go shopping. Laura Zuiga won the Hispanoamerican Queen beauty contest in October against competitors from across Latin America. She was expected to represent Mexico in the Miss International contest in 2009. Laura Zúñiga Huiz was arrested in suburban Guadalajara in a Toyota Cruiser at a military checkpoint. Authorities allege one of the men arrested with Zuniga was a leader of the Juárez drug cartel.