Smashing pumpkins (full of meth) - Yunnan police make epic drug bust

By Erik Crouch, April 7, 2015

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On Sunday night in Lincang, Yunnan Province, police stopped a suspicious truck hauling dozens of pumpkins en route to Hubei. Thinking it was a bit odd to cart cheap pumpkins so far, the authorities poked around the vehicle a bit: only to find that these pumpkins were chock full of meth.

A smashing spree ensued, with police ultimately finding 1.6 kilos of methamphetamine hidden in six hollowed-out pumpkins and another bag of drugs hidden between the vegetables (looks like somebody got lazy towards the end).

Two men were arrested for transporting the drugs, and authorities have yet to track down the meth's source - the drug is produced in Yunnan (and many other parts of China) but is also oftentimes smuggled into the country via the Myanmese border

READ MORE: Zhejiang man busted for cooking meth that he planned to give out to wedding guests


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