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Old 30 October 2014, 12:17 AM
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Military Police tracking drug shipments must leave some real drugs intact?

Customs and border protection officers then intercepted a package from Hong Kong linked to the man on October 12.
After an x-ray examination of the consignment, containing stainless steel dough rollers, suspicions were raised.
Australian Federal Police forensics discovered about 17.5kg of cocaine, and replaced it with a fake substance.
It's not in the example given above, but it reminds me of a "fact" that I have heard a few times. Supposedly, if police intercept a drug shipment, they often replace the drugs with fake powder, but they must leave some real drugs there in order for a possession charge to stick.

Is it true anywhere. I've heard it from both the USA and Canada.
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