Bra Magnet Is Key To Drug Cache
ENON, Ohio (AP) _ A magnet hidden in a woman’s bra led state troopers to 22 pounds of cocaine hidden in a van.
The State Highway Patrol said the van had been stopped for a traffic violation on Interstate 70 on Friday, and a police dog smelled drugs.
But where were the drugs?
A female officer found a magnet in Eunice Santana’s bra during a patdown search. The magnet, it turned out, aligned with a device in the van’s center console, providing access to a secret compartment holding the drugs.
Santana, 24, of New York City, and the driver, Giberto Nunez, 32, of Fairview, N.J., were arrested.