On Saturday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Nigerian woman who’d allegedly ingested 180 thumb-sized pellets of heroin. That amounts to four pounds, 12 ounces.
Bola Adebisi, 52, arrived at Dulles from Nigeria on Wednesday, March 14. During a secondary inspection, Adebisi said she was going to stay with her brother, but was unable to provide her brother’s address, phone number or physical description, authorities say.
During a routine patdown, a female CBP officer noticed that Adebisi’s stomach was abnormally rigid, and an X-ray at a local hospital discovered some hidden cargo. Read the whole story here.