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Police seize cocaine embedded in bologna

August 29, 2010

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— A Massachusetts man has been arrested after a kilogram of cocaine hidden inside a hollowed-out chunk of bologna was delivered to his home.

An official reveals a package containing a kilogram of cocaine hidden inside a hollowed out chunk of bologna.

An official reveals a package containing a kilogram of cocaine hidden inside a hollowed out chunk of bologna.

Holyoke police say they were tipped off by postal inspectors in Puerto Rico who had been investigating similar shipments. A dog confirmed the presence of drugs and the bologna was cut open.

The meat was then repackaged and an undercover postal inspector delivered it to a Holyoke address at about 4:45 p.m. Thursday. A woman sitting on the front steps signed for it.

Police then executed a search warrant and arrested a 30-year-old man on a cocaine trafficking charge.

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