(credit: Customs and Border Protection)

Opium Hidden In Rice Cooker Found In Luggage At LAX

Several pounds of opium concealed in a rice cooker and a jar, plus nearly 2,000 prescription pills were seized during a baggage inspection at Los Angeles International Airport, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials.


(credit: Department Of Homeland Security)

Iranian Nat’l Jailed After Busted With Opium At LAX

An Iranian national who allegedly tried to smuggle almost five pounds of opium into the U.S. in his hand luggage is behind bars on Friday.


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18 Pounds Of Opium Seized From Shipment Of Stools At LAX

More than 18 pounds of opium have been found hidden inside a shipment of rattan stools at Los Angeles International Airport.