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Man tries to board flight from Florida with 22 pounds of meth

A passenger at Orlando Worldwide Airport in Florida was arrested for making an attempt to board his flight with 22 pounds of crystal meth, authorities stated.

A TSA agent stopped Eli Brown at a gate round eight a.m. on Jan. 22 for a random bag examine earlier than he may board his flight to Louisville, Kentucky, WKMG reported.

The agent discovered 22 clear baggage, every containing one pound of crystal meth, that have been wrapped in clothes, and $900 inside Brown’s backpack, in accordance to the outlet.

Police say the medication are value $500,000.

Brown, 46, informed cops the bag wasn’t his. He claimed he fell asleep on his flight from Los Angeles to Orlando, and when he wakened, he noticed the bag subsequent to him so he grabbed it assuming it was his as a result of it regarded the identical, in accordance to an arrest affidavit obtained by WKMG.

Cops then arrested Brown on a cost of trafficking in methamphetamine over 200 grams.

Eli Brown
Eli Brown was arrested after it was found he had 22 pounds of meth in his bag at Orlando Worldwide Airport.
Orlando Police Division

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