Woman Caught Smuggling Heroin Through Minneapolis Airport

By Luke Walker 12/20/11

Heroin mule intercepted with pounds of dope in Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.

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Careful, that's no brownie, it's 4.4 lbs of black
tar heroin.
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A 25-year-old California woman was arrested last week at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, after police discovered $640,000 worth of black tar heroin in a false compartment at the bottom of her suitcase.  The woman, who has remained anonymous, had allegedly made plans to transport the drugs from Los Angeles to Minneapolis, police acting on a tip apprehender her, and after searching her luggage discovered the stash of dope, weighing 4.4 pounds. She was arrested for drug possession and handed over to DEA custody.

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