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.
Future crafter goes bargain hunting, gets more than she bargained for.https://t.co/AF4C3BOBhI— Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) February 22, 2021
Upon finding the narcotics, the woman immediately called 911.
Police took possession of the package and have placed it into evidence.