General News

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

About the author

Donna Miller

Donna is one of the oldest contributors of Gruntstuff and she has a unique perspective with regards to Science which makes her write news from the Science field. She aims to empower the readers with the delivery of apt factual analysis of various news pieces from Science. Donna has 3.5 years of experience in news-based content creation, and she is now an expert at it. She loves journalism, and that is the reason, she moved from a web content writer to a News writer, and she is loving it. She is a fun-loving woman who has very good connections with every team member. She makes the working environment cheerful which improves the team’s work productivity.

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

Get in Touch!

To get in touch with gruntstuff or to tell us about a Story or Press Release, just send an email to gruntstuffnews @ gmail.com
. And, we will get back to you shortly.