An Orlando, Florida couple was shocked when they received a lot more than the plastic storage bins they ordered last week from Amazon. When the bins arrived, it turns out they were filled with 65 pounds of marijuana.
“We love Amazon and do a lot of shopping on Amazon,” said the couple, who asked not to be identified for safety reasons.
After placing an order for four 27-gallon storage totes, the couple said they were confused by how heavy the packages were when they arrived via UPS.
“They were extremely heavy, heavier than you would think from ordering four empty bins,” they said of the 93.5-pound delivery, which had been shipped by Amazon’s Warehouse Deals facility in Massachusetts.
The customers smelled the marijuana, which was found in boxes inside the bins, as soon as they opened the boxes. They immediately called the police, who seized the drugs and launched an investigation.
“When the first officer got here, she was in disbelief,” the customers recalled, noting that after receiving the package, they became fearful of a break-in and stayed away from their house for a few days.
Amazon sent a statement saying its customer service team worked directly with the customer to address concerns and will work with law enforcement to investigate the case.
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