Gentleman caught rolling through airport security with 23 pounds of cocaine in his wheelchair DAVID PESCOVITZ 5:48 PM SAT JUN 4, 2022
image: US Customs and Border Patrol
On Thursday at North Carolina's Charlotte Douglas International Airport, a gentleman attempted to roll through customs with 23 pounds of cocaine stuffed in the seat of his electric wheelchair. The suspect, Alexander Lopez-Morel, 22, had arrived at the airport from the Dominican Republic.
According to the US Customs and Border Patrol, the blow has a street value of $378,000. No word on whether Lopez-Morel actually needed the wheelchair or not. (NY Post)