Woman stuffs pumpkins with cocaine, fails to sneak them into Canada
Published: October 31, 2013 08:56PM
Updated: October 31, 2013 08:56PM
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| Courtesy The Canada Border Services Agency announced a rather unusual seizure, finding three pumpkins carried by a female traveller at Montréal-Trudeau Airport that contained nearly two kilograms of suspected cocaine. The CBSA X-rayed the pumpkins and found masses within the pumpkins.

While much of North America was out stuffing candy in bags for Halloween, one woman was busy stuffing coke into pumpkins.

The woman apparently tried to smuggled three cocaine-filled pumpkins into Canada on Thursday via the Montreal airport. She stashed the squash in her luggage, according to the Smoking Gun, but they were discovered during a search.

Investigators thought the pumpkins seemed oddly heavier than normal, so they X-rayed them and found “suspicious masses” inside. When the border agents then stabbed the pumpkins they pulled out a white powder. Eventually, the agents discovered the pumpkins contained bags of cocaine.

The investigators confiscated the drugs and the woman is facing charges. Presumably she spent Halloween night dressed in a not-so-sexy prisoner “costume.”

— Jim Dalrymple II