Group Busted Allegedly Smuggling Cocaine in Children’s Lunchboxes-US News | The Epoch Times

Five people were charged in New York for allegedly smuggling cocaine in children’s lunchboxes and school binders sporting “images of popular cartoon characters,” authorities announced on Oct. 27. New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor alleges that the group “shipped numerous packages containing cocaine from Puerto Rico to New York and Massachusetts” between May 2020 and July 2021, according to a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) release. They would allegedly hide bricks of cocaine in the cutesy small zipper bags and then mail them from Puerto Rico to residential addresses in New York State, including in Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, and Greene County, as well as to Massachusetts. “Often, the named recipients were either fictitious or were actual individuals not associated with the address,” the release said. “Frequently, the return addresses were in New York, despite the packages originating in Puerto Rico. At least two packages bore the return address of a …

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