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$8M Worth Of Cocaine Found In Tire Shipment At LA-Long Beach Port Complex

Hundreds of pounds of cocaine concealed in a shipment of tires from South America have been seized at the Los Angeles-Long Beach seaport complex.


U.S. Customs officials confiscated 387 purses made out of prohibited snake, lizard and crocodile skins at LAX on May 6. (credit: U.S. Customs & Border Protection)

Elephant Meat, Dead Primate Among Unusual Items Seized At LAX

Customs officials seized a half pound of elephant meat, a dead primate and nearly 400 handbags made out of reptile skins over a four day period at Los Angeles International Airport, officials announced Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2013