Crafter finds cocaine stash in crochet kit purchased at thrift shop, police say

The kilo of cocaine found in the crafting kit, according to police (Seattle Police Department)

SEATTLE – A woman got tangled up in an odd situation after discovering a cocaine stash hidden within a crochet kit she purchased at a thrift shop, police said.

According to the Seattle Police Department, the woman purchased a kit to crochet animal hats but ended up with more than she bargained for when she found a suspicious item giving off an odd odor within the package.

Encased in yellow rubber with “100%” written on the outside was later confirmed by police to be a kilogram of cocaine.

Upon finding the narcotics, the woman immediately called 911.

Police took possession of the package and have placed it into evidence.


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