TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Authorities in Oklahoma found $30,000 worth of meth stuffed inside an Easter bunny.
Police intercepted the package, which was headed to a woman’s home.
Now, that woman is behind bars.
“We’ve intercepted narcotics before,” Police Chief Nate King said.
But the small box was the strangest case with which King has dealt.
“The Easter bunny I thought was a strange touch,” he said.
It wasn’t the toy but what was inside of it.
“There’s a hole cut in the bottom of the rabbit,” King said. “There were two condoms, stuffed with meth and stuffed inside the rabbit.”
“It’s not the prize egg we want in Tahlequah.”
King said he was alerted by Tulsa County Sheriff’s deputies that the package was headed to Carolynn Ross’s home in Tahlequah.
“We weren’t sure who at the home would be receiving the meth or if they knew what they were receiving,” King said.
As part of the operation one of the officers posed as a fed-ex man to deliver the package.
“We got a plane white van, drove it to the residence, delivered the package and then served an anticipatory warrant on the residence,” King said.
King said Ross confessed. She knew she was receiving drugs in the mail and was supposed to redistribute them to unknown person at a later date.
King said he’s glad this bunny is now in the evidence room.