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.READ MORE: COVID Recovery: Businesses Hoping End Of COVID-19 Restrictions Will Bring Crowds Back To Ferry Building
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.READ MORE: California Drought: Healdsburg Bans Sprinklers; Sets Personal Water Use To 74 Gallons A Day
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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