SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man was arrested by Customs agents at San Francisco International Airport after swallowing 100 pellets filled with cocaine.
Emanuel Amakura allegedly ingested 100 two-inch long pellets filled with cocaine, totaling two and a half pounds of the drug, according to customs agents.READ MORE: VIDEO: Smash-And-Grab Robbery At Tanforan Mall Jewelry Store
Amakura was attempting to board a flight bound for Japan when he was approached by Customs agents.READ MORE: CA Drought: Big Sur 'Colorado' Fire Could Be Start Of Year-Round Wildfire Season
“I would assume the officers determined something was not right the way he was talking or walking,” said Customs and Border agent Frank Falcon.
Amakura was taken to a nearby hospital where he later passed the pellets, which tested positive for cocaine.MORE NEWS: Xfinity Comcast Outage In San Francisco - Bay Area
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