Authorities found $6 million of cocaine in a shipment of pumpkins and squash.
Via: Mashable
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Welp, that might explain the popularity of pumpkin spice lattes.

Authorities have found millions of dollars of c0caine hidden inside a shipment of pumpkins and squash, presumably looking to make the autumnal season a little more festive.

Mashable has the details:

Federal agents say they seized more than 360 pounds of c0caine found in a shipment of Costa Rican pumpkins and squash at the Port of Philadelphia.

Authorities say the Sept. 17 discovery was the port's eighth-largest c0caine seizure to date.

Officials say the drugs, which have a combined street value of more than $6 million, were found in thin packages lining the inside of the boxes.

The shipment arrived on the bulk carrier Santa Maria and was destined to a distributor in New York City. An on-site test by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials determined the substance was c0caine.
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Utah resident, Cindy Davidson, was just trying to take care of some feminine hygiene business when she purchased a box of tampons. Much to her surprise, Davidson found some cocaine wrapped in cellophane in the box. Instead of using it to transport coke to a prisoner (like in the movies), Davidson, instead, notified authorities, who are currently looking into the matter. Whether or note Davidson has tried vodka-soaked tampons remains unclear.


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