Cocaine Cookies Seized At Newark Airport
A man was busted attempting to smuggle cocaine from Guatemala into Newark.
According to NJ.com, Mauricio Isidro Rivera Hernandez, from Guatemala, was caught by by U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Newark Liberty International Airport earlier this month. Hernandez raised suspicion when officers discovered cookies filling his three checked bags. Inside the cookies, officers found 118 small, oval-shaped pellets of cocaine. The pellets contained a total of 3 pounds of cocaine with an an approximate street value of $52,000.