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Cops: On-duty bus driver ferried $3M in drugs

Cops: On-duty bus driver ferried $3M in drugs
Posted April 25th, 2014 @ 11:02am by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Passengers aboard a Bronx city bus last week might have been surprised to learn that a major drug deal was taking place in front of them. And as the Daily News reports, it was the driver himself who ended up in handcuffs. The tale of the unusual bust involving 8 pounds of heroin worth $3 million began the morning of April 17, when customs officials at JFK busted a traveler from Africa with the drugs in his Samsonite. He agreed to proceed with his deal under the watch of federal agents and called the cell number he had been provided, reports the Smoking Gun.

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