A man and woman came up with an ingenious way to smuggle two pounds of cocaine. They shaped it into a rectangle, dusted it with coffee grounds to make it look like the chocolate swirls of a marble cake and fit it perfectly into marble cake packaging. Delicious! The coffee grounds were not just for looks but also to throw off any drug-sniffing dogs. An anonymous tipster alerted police who caught up with the couple on I-295 in Maine. Chelsey Cochran, 33, of Maine, and John Cedeno, 25, of New York were both arrested in connection with smuggling $200,000 of cocaine.
Fishermen off the coast of Algeria spotted suspicious black bags bobbing in the ocean and called the coast guard to reel them in. Turns out, the catch of the day was a half ton of cocaine—1,080 pounds (490 kilograms.) Depending on the purity of the cocaine, it could have a street value of $40 million.… READ THE REST
Authorities at New York City's JFK Airport nabbed Kevin Andre Mckenzie, 36, for attempting to smuggle nearly three-dozen finches jammed into hair rollers from Guyana to New York City for birdsong competitions. According to NBC New York, "McKenzie told Customs agents that he was paid $500 to bring the birds to the U.S. and that… READ THE REST
Authorities intercepted a trailer at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge carrying fresh cucumber pickles. Apparently their "non-intrusive imaging system" clued them in that the pickle bags contained 217 pounds of methamphetamine worth approximately $4,343,000. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection authorities referred to them as "funky pickles" which would be an excellent name for an actual… READ THE REST
For what it's worth, the past year and a half have given you a lot of opportunities to buy some really cool stuff for your desk setup. Maybe it came up in your targeted ads while you spent hours of the day scrolling, or maybe it was an anxiety purchase. Whatever the case may be,… READ THE REST
Owning a dog can be one of the most rewarding experiences. However, if you're someone who has owned one, you've undoubtedly figured out just how challenging taking care of your four-legged friend can be – despite the happiness it can share. A wealth of information on how to best raise and train your dog is… READ THE REST
Before COVID, we used minimal social media to post about cats and our kids. Now, social is a hotspot for viral dances, serious political discussions, and goofy Karen videos the world licks their chops in anticipation for. If you're going to record yourself or someone else being a complete goon, you better have the right… READ THE REST