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Woman Buys Crochet Kit, Finds Kilo of Cocaine Inside

She called Seattle cops after finding suspicious object
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 23, 2021 7:03 PM CST

(Newser) – A Seattle woman who needed a new hobby inadvertently brought a kilogram of cocaine home, police say. Police said in a press release that the woman, who had planned to crochet animal hats, bought a crochet kit at a thrift store Sunday and called 911 when she found a suspicious item encased in yellow rubber with "100%" written on it. Police later confirmed that the item, which the woman said gave off an "odd odor," contained a kilogram, or 2.2 pounds, of cocaine, Fox reports. It's not clear how the drugs ended up in the crochet kit. (Last week, authorities intercepted a shipment of cocaine-frosted corn flakes.)

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