CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) — Customs authorities in Ohio say they intercepted a shipment of cereal earlier this month with a special frosting — cocaine.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Cincinnati reported finding 44 pounds of cocaine-coated corn flakes that had been shipped from South America to a Hong Kong home.READ MORE: 'Good Eat$ Downtown' Campaign Begins, Aimed At Bringing Business Back To Downtown Restaurants
Officials said a narcotics detection dog named Bico was checking out incoming freight from Peru on Feb. 13 when he alerted officers to the package.READ MORE: Man Linked To 3 Ohio Homicides Dies After Detroit Shooting
Officers found that the cereal contained white powder and the flakes were coated with a grayish substance, and both tested positive for cocaine.MORE NEWS: Ohio Drops Vaccination Age To 50 As New Cases Decrease
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