SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — People don’t usually fly with raw meat in their checked baggage.

That’s why Transportation Security Administration were suspicious when they discovered beef inside a suitcase at Mineta San Jose International Airport.

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Officials said they found about three pounds of cocaine stuffed inside the raw meat.

The vacuum-sealed food was packed inside the luggage of 24-year-old Salvador Zamaya who was flying from San Jose to Seattle.

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Upon discovery of the drugs, TSA agents alerted San Jose Police who confiscated the items and arrested the passenger, according to a statement from the agency.

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