Customs Agents Catch a Man With 45 Snickers Bars Filled With Meth, Because He Doesn't Know Hong Kong and Japan are Different Countries
If you ask an idiot criminal enough questions, eventually they'll dig their own grave. And that's exactly what happened on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport. 34-year-old Rogelio Harris is a former military policeman, and he was flying from LAX to Tokyo for three days on a Delta flight. But he was acting suspicious at the airport, so Customs ended up asking him questions.
When they asked him why he was going to Japan just for the weekend, he responded, "I'm traveling to Japan to visit [my] girlfriend in Hong Kong." An investigator told him Hong Kong and Japan are actually two separate countries. He responded, "They are?" (Tokyo and Hong Kong are 1,700 miles apart.)
They searched his suitcase and found 45 Snickers bars, and when they unwrapped one, they found chocolate. But when they scratched away some of the chocolate, they found METH wrapped inside cellophane, and shaped like candy bars. Rogelio was arrested on felony narcotics charges. He's being held in jail in L.A.
(The Smoking Gun)