Man gets busted smuggling Heroin covered in layers of Chocolate.
The Associated Press Reports that A man has admitted smuggling chocolate-covered heroin on a flight from Guatemala to Newark Liberty International Airport. Jacobo Orellana-Estrada pleaded guilty on Thursday in federal court to possession with intent to distribute heroin.Prosecutors say the Guatemalan citizen arrived in Newark on a flight in June and Customs officers discovered what appeared to be six small layer cakes in his luggage.
The cakes turned out to be packages of heroin coated in chocolate.The 21-year-old faces up to life in prison when he's sentenced in January 2018.Police were shocked as this was the first ever case of Drugs being covered in Chocolate. Police didn't release how much in total was found but it was enough for Estrada to face a life sentence.