RCMP say woman swallowed heroin pellets
A 38-year-old woman is facing charges for allegedly trying to smuggle over a kilogram of heroin through Calgary International Airport.
The woman had allegedly swallowed heroin pellets before passing through security last month, the RCMP said in a statement on Wednesday. She was also allegedly carrying heroin hidden inside her suitcase.
She was intercepted by the Canada Border Services Agency and later handed off to the RCMP.
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Police said the seizure amounted to 13,500 doses.