COCAINE IN COOKIES AND CHIPS AT THE BIG AIRPORT!

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U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at George Bush Intercontinental Airport intercepted a passenger carrying more than four pounds of cocaine valued at more than $60,000, April 24.

CBP officers arrested German Adalberto Lancerio Bejarano, 50, a Guatemalan citizen, and turned him over to Houston Police Department. He is awaiting state prosecution for allegedly smuggling the illicit narcotic.

CBP officers discovered the narcotic during a baggage exam.  When they encountered “Wafer Rich Vanilla Cookies”, “Tortrix Barbacoa Chips” and “Tortrix Limon Chips”, they disassembled the food items and found small bundles of cocaine wrapped in side.

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“As America’s Frontline, our mission is to protect the public from terrorists and harmful items coming into the United States”, said Houston CBP Port Director Charles Perez. 

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“We take every opportunity to disrupt criminal activity whether it is the importation of illicit narcotics, prohibited Lancerio Benjarano arrived in Houston from Guatemala City and was traveling to New York.