Hiding Drugs in Diapers Was a Shitty Idea, Feds Say After Cincinnati Bust

Betty, U.S. Customs and Border Protection's narcotic-detecting dog, sniffed out the contraband.

click to enlarge Does this diaper contain poop or drugs? It's hard to tell these days. - Photo: ReadyElements, Pixabay
Photo: ReadyElements, Pixabay
Does this diaper contain poop or drugs? It's hard to tell these days.

The way babies eat, you never know what might end up in their diapers -- but it's typically not drugs.

Earlier this month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Cincinnati recovered a shit-ton of narcotics that were hiding within a shipment of diapers. The big load was intercepted on its way to Australia.

Within the diapers, officers found four pounds of methamphetamine. Betty, CBP's narcotic-detecting dog, sniffed out the contraband.

A release from CBP contains this glorious sentence: "The diapers appeared to be firm and unusually heavy."

"The Port of Cincinnati officers are taught to look outside the box when looking for narcotics and they do a wonderful job finding those illegal shipments," Cincinnati Port Director Richard Gillespie says in the release.


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