Woman Expecting Yoga Mat Finds Package With Drugs

Rosalie Stanley
October 6, 2017

A SC woman received the surprise of her life after placing an online order for a yoga mat.

A SC woman got much more than she was expecting when she opened a package from the post office.

According to local police, the Rock Hill resident was waiting for her package on September 30 when her mailman handed her a box around 2 p.m. local time.

However, the drugs were forwarded to her new address instead.

The county's drug unit commander, Marvin Brown, believes the package was probably sent there to be picked up by a waiting dealer.

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The woman, who was not named, said that there were so many pills they were spilling out of the box. He said the street value for each oxycodone-type pill is around $20, estimating the street value of the seized narcotics at $400,000. Brown said that the flawless place for drug pickups are, "vacant apartments [and] homes where people have gone to work for the day".

Police think whoever sent them meant for them to go to the woman's old address, which is now a vacant apartment. He said unwitting people find that those in the drug trade use fake or wrong addresses and names, then wait for packages to be delivered.

Now agents are trying to figure out where the package was really headed.

The woman who received the package lives in a neighborhood off Ebinport Road. Officers said they are likely counterfeit oxycodone pressed from powder into pills in Mexico.

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