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Drugs Hidden in the Darndest Places

SEA WEED: Marijuana Bales Wash Ashore In 2 States

AP | Posted 05.15.2015 | Weird News

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man stumbled upon a 10-pound package of marijuana that washed up on the beach. Multiple news outlets report th...

Florida Cop: 'The Crack Is Not For Me, It's For My Wife'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.21.2015 | Weird News

A Florida police officer arrested on suspicion of purchasing cocaine reportedly told arresting officers, "The crack is not for me, it's for my wife." ...

Man Stashed 2 Pounds Of Heroin In Underwear: Authorities

AP | Posted 04.07.2015 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Customs officials at Kennedy International Airport say they discovered shrink-wrapped cylinders filled with two pounds of heroin in ...

Toddler's Easter Gift Comes Full Of Marijuana, Mom Says

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2015 | Weird News

SEATTLE (Reuters) - An Oregon mother says she got more than she bargained for when she picked up an Easter gift for her toddler in the clearance secti...

Pregnant Woman Hid 89 Heroin Packets In Body Cavity: Police

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.18.2015 | Crime

A woman who is six months pregnant is accused of carrying something else inside her body: 89 packets of heroin. Marina McCarthy, 22, was arrested F...

Florida Teens Get Sick From Hash Oil-Laced Brownies

AP | Posted 05.16.2015 | Crime

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) — A 17-year-old central Florida high school student was charged Monday with selling a controlled substance after authorities ...

Baby Pulls Cocaine From Woman's Shirt: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.04.2015 | Weird News

An 11-month-old boy inadvertently got a woman arrested when he allegedly pulled a baggie of cocaine out of her shirt during a traffic stop. The arr...

Furniture Store Used As Front For Marijuana Grow Room: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.27.2015 | Weird News

A scheme to grow marijuana in the back of a phony furniture store went up in smoke after authorities got wind of what was really going on at the premi...

Man Sentenced For Sending Kid To School With Cocaine-Filled Tupperware

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.13.2015 | Crime

A British father will be imprisoned for four years after sending his 3-year-old son off to nursery school with a Tupperware container filled with coca...

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Opium Soap, Meth-Filled Cheese: U.S. Customs' Strangest Border Busts

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

Meth inside a cheese wheel. Opium inside 66 bars of soap from Thailand. Smugglers were imaginative when trying to sneak drugs and other illegal object...

Iowa Man Sentenced For Selling Crack At Candy Store

AP | Posted 12.23.2014 | Crime

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for selling crack cocaine at a candy store. The U.S. Attorne...

Woman Hid Cocaine In Custard Packages: Officials

AP | Posted 12.11.2014 | Weird News

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a woman arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport was carrying something extra in the packets of custard and...

Man Facing Heroin Charges Brings Syringe To Court: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.09.2014 | Weird News

A man who came to an Oregon courtroom on Monday to be arraigned on a heroin possession charge will be needled about the visit for years to come. Th...

Man Smuggled Drugs Inside St. Bernard Dogs: Police

AP | FRANKLIN BRICENO | Posted 12.05.2014 | Weird News

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A Mexican man was arrested for trying to smuggle about 6.6 pounds (2.9 kilograms) of cocaine to his country inside the bellies of ...

Florida Man Made Meth In Park Bathroom: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.01.2014 | Weird News

Police in Volusia County, Florida, have arrested a man for allegedly making meth in the bathroom of a local park. Justin Hill, 20, of New Smyrna Be...

Woman Stashes $25K Watch In Her Vagina After Hookup: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.23.2014 | Weird News

An Australian tourist claims that a woman he took home from the bar stole his $25,000 watch and hid it in her vagina. The victim brought 25-year-ol...

Cocaine-Tainted Dollar Bills Make Banker's Fingers Go Numb

AP | Posted 08.26.2014 | Crime

MONTE VISTA, Colo. (AP) — A Monte Vista bank teller who reported tingly, numb fingers after accepting some wet dollar bills has prompted a federal i...

Wrong-Way Driver Hits Cyclists, Hides Meth In Her Genitals: Police (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.17.2014 | Weird News

There are Do Not Enter signs all over this one. Theresa L. Owens was already in trouble when she allegedly careened her car into a group of cyclist...

Officer Shot Handcuffed Drug Suspect Who Pulled Gun From Butt

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.18.2014 | Crime

An alleged meth user who'd been repeatedly searched by Denver police fired two shots at cops while handcuffed with a gun that was reportedly nestled b...

Man Ran Meth Lab From Retirement Home: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.16.2014 | Crime

A 64-year-old man in Fresno, California, has been arrested for allegedly running a meth lab out of a retirement home. Fresno Police made the discov...

Man Tried To Pay Water Bill With Cocaine: Police

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.26.2013 | Weird News

Police in Deltona, Fla., are trying to sniff out the identity of a man who allegedly attempted to pay his water bill with cocaine. The unidentified...

Crack Pipes Hidden In The Darnedest Places?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.03.2013 | Weird News

At first glance, Oliver Johnson and Amanda Goss might not seem to have much in common, other than living in Florida. But, according to recent polic...

Scuba Diver Caught Smuggling 8 Pounds Of Weed: Police

Posted 08.24.2013 | Weird News

A Canadian scuba diver was collared for smuggling more than eight pounds of marijuana -- underwater -- into the United States, police say. Jesse Ja...

Psych Ward Freakout Reveals Many Bags Of Cocaine In Patient's Butt

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.01.2013 | Crime

When staff in a Bronx psychiatric ward subdued a patient for being anal, they allegedly found 17 bags of cocaine nestled between his butt cheeks. T...

Woman Stashed Heroin Syringes Where?!?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.09.2013 | Weird News

The routine search of a Kentucky arrestee turned prickly Monday when a jail employee detected something hidden in an unexpected place. Jessica Webs...