K-9 sniffs out drugs hidden in WD-40 can

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WD-40 can and contraband hidden inside at SR 90 checkpoint. By Jennifer Thomas WD-40 can and contraband hidden inside at SR 90 checkpoint. By Jennifer Thomas
Contraband discovered in WD-40 can at SR 90 checkpoint. By Jennifer Thomas Contraband discovered in WD-40 can at SR 90 checkpoint. By Jennifer Thomas
WD-40 can used to conceal contraband at SR 90 checkpoint. By Jennifer Thomas WD-40 can used to conceal contraband at SR 90 checkpoint. By Jennifer Thomas

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers discovered drugs hidden in a can of WD-40 earlier this week.

A K-9 alerted to a vehicle attempting to pass through the state Route 90 checkpoint Monday morning, according to CBP officials.

Officers found heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and ecstasy hidden in a single WD-40 container.

Officials said the driver, a U.S. citizen, was also found to be transporting marijuana in addition to the canned narcotics.

The vehicle and contraband were seized and the driver was prosecuted in accordance with Tucson Sector guidelines.