Why is this not surprising? Because it’s Florida – and even more, it’s Miami.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Miami International Airport made fish fry out of a smuggler who tried using fried fish to conceal cocaine.
According to authorities, a passenger arriving from Jamaica Saturday morning was carrying fried fish their luggage.
During an X-ray examination of a passenger’s luggage, officers said they noticed anomalies in some of the cooked fish.
Officers said the bellies of some of the fish were sewn together and certain fish felt thicker than the rest.
Authorities said they found 2.3 pounds of cocaine hidden inside the fish, which they seized.
Read more: CBS Miami