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Customs agents working at Dulles International Airport report several unusual discoveries brought here international travelers.
Federal agents found stinkbugs among a shipment of ceramic tile from Italy during an inspection at the Port of Baltimore Monday and called the discovery a first in the nation for this particularly pervasive pest.
What looked like chocolate bars and small drink boxes at Dulles International Airport turned out to be cocaine with a street value of about $130,000.
Customs officials at Dulles International Airport say a Nigerian woman set an unfortunate record when she allegedly tried to smuggle nearly five pounds of swallowed heroin into the country.
A Customs and Border Protection official referred him to a secondary agricultural inspection, where an X-ray revealed 924 individual packs of cigarettes inside almost all 10 pieces of his luggage.
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