mans-legs:A US citizen who returned to New York with 10 pounds of cocaine worth $164,000 in his pants was arrested last week.
The absurd image obtained shows the cocaine strapped to the Juan Carlos Galan Luperon’s legs.
Luperon was returning to the US from the Dominican Republic via John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.
mans-legs:US Customs and Border Protection said Luperon was nervous and ‘bursting out of his pants,’ which ‘appeared to be rather snug.’
Juan Carlos Galan Luperon, a US citizen returning to the States from the Dominican Republic, was caught by US Customs officials with 10 pounds of cocaine strapped to his legs. Officials said he was ‘bursting out of his pants’ which ‘appeared to be rather snug’
mans-legs:Luperon was returning via John F. Kennedy International Airport, pictured, in New York. Officials noticed his unusually snug pants and took him to a private search room, where they found the packages taped to his body. The package had a street value of at least $164,000
He was taken to a private search room where the packages taped to his body almost looked like leg casts.
A test determined that the white powder within the packages was cocaine and the estimated street value of the 10-pound package was determined to be at least $164,000, reports NBC News .
Luperon could be charged on the federal level with smuggling charges and will be prosecuted by New York’s US Attorney office.
mans-legs:In February, an Indian man flying from Singapore to Hyderabad, India was arrested after trying to smuggle 4.4 pounds of gold.
Luperon will be prosecuted by New York’s US Attorney office. He faces smuggling charges. Pictured: US Customs inspectors at JFK Airport
About 1.8 pounds of the gold was found in his bag, hidden in LED lights when he landed in India.
mans-legs:Customs officers searched him via an x-ray scan upon his disembarkation and found that 2.6 pounds were hidden in his rectum.