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Primate skull, tooth necklace confiscated at Dulles

Customs agents working at Dulles International Airport report several unusual discoveries brought here international travelers.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 01:48pm EDT

Tags: Dulles International Airport, skull

Customs agents find stinkbugs in shipment at Port of Baltimore

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.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 04:46pm EDT

Tags: stinkbug, invasive species

Feds seize 4 pounds of cocaine found in chocolate, drinks

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.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 10:43am EDT

Tags: cocaine, cocaine in chocolate, Colleen Kelleher

Customs: Nigerian woman swallowed 5 lbs. of heroin

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.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 02:43pm EDT

Tags: Dulles International Airport, swallowed heroin,

Airport officials bust man with 18,480 cigarettes

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.

Friday - 03/09/2012, 11:17am EST

Tags: dulles airport, cigarettes, import, Department of the Treasury, Department of Homeland Security