RCMP say woman swal­lowed heroin pel­lets

StarMetro Calgary - - CALGARY - BREN­NAN DO­HERTY

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.

RCMP

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