Most kids try to stash Pokémon cards or video games on a plane. A teenager from the United States ended up being captured at a D.C. airport terminal trying to smuggle 4 grams of marijuana inside a cereal box, authorities said. The boy, that was only 15, was confronted by Border Protection and Customs officials at Washington Dulles International Airport, the moment a security officer discovered a breakfast cereal box within his baggage was a little heavy and may contain contraband. The marijuana was found to be hydroponic indoor grown pot which attribute to the added weight – hydroponic marijuana tends to be denser to the methods of indoor grow.
CBP spokesman Robert Hunt stated the pot smoking teenager had been concealing roughly an 1/8th of marijuana and cannabis paraphernalia inside a professional medical kit, that has been crammed right into a box of Lucky Charms — A brazen move by a teenager who loves their wake n bake and Cheerios.
The majority of people stopped at Customs for smuggling illegal drugs tend to be older, Mr. Hunt stated. “It’s unique however certainly not uncommon.” The young stoner emerged off an airline flight from France, together with his older sibling. The younger brother “took accountability for the cannabis,” Mr. Hunt stated. The adolescent was arrested for possession of marijuana and cannabis paraphernalia, later being released.
Due to unjust marijuana laws Mr. Hunt reported it will be up to the courts to discover whether or not his activities fell underneath a misdemeanor or felony crime, yet he explained at this time “it looks like simply a youngster who had his personal marijuana stash.” The kid was just trying to transport his medical marijuana.