Man Caught at Airport with Legs Wrapped in Cocaine

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A man was arrested at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport when he was discovered to have 2kg of cocaine taped to his legs. The would-be smuggler may have been trying to take advantage of the fact that swelling of the body often occurs during flight, and hoped to use this to mask the appearance his disproportionately husky calves, which bore bandages made of cocaine and duct tape. No dice, though. He was soon detected and detained.

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Steph Spencer is a freelance travel writer from Canada who has been held captive by the travel industry for over 14 years. An incurable smart aleck, notorious purple fanatic, hat person, and ukulele player of questionable abilities, Steph explores the geeky side of travel on her blog A Nerd At Large, and dispenses random quirkiness on Google+ and as @ANerdAtLarge on Twitter. She truly believes that anything is possible with enough determination and copious amounts of chocolate.

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