A woman just rolled her way into some trouble after officials said she tried smuggling 27 pounds of cocaine in her wheelchair.
Yoncela Stanley was at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Sunday when a Customs and Border Protection officer noticed her wheelchair cushion was unusual and extra heavy, according to the U.S. agency’s website.
The officer opened the cushion and found a white substance that tested positive for cocaine, the border protection agency reported.
The drugs confiscated are worth close to $500,000. Stanley faces a federal narcotics smuggling charge.
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