Woman expecting yoga mat delivery gets $400K worth of oxycodone instead

Woman expecting yoga mat, gets $400000 in illegal drugs in mail instead

The woman told a local news channel that the pills were spilling out the sides of the package, so she didn't hesitate to call the police.

Choosing to stay anonymous, the woman - from Rock Hill, South Carolina - was expecting her package on Sunday but was given a box stuffed with oxycodone pills.

A SC woman who thought she was unboxing the yoga mat she had ordered from Walmart found something much more nefarious - $400,000 in oxycodone pills, according to WSOC.

Brown said they found there were two bags of about 10,000 pills each.

Instead, it was a heavy box filled with $400,000 worth of illegal oxycodone.


The drugs were actually sent to the woman's old house, which is still vacant, but because the address was misspelled the package was re-routed using her name.

York County drug agents gave Channel 9 photos of the drugs, and the box they came in, shipped from Newport Beach, California. The post office knew she had moved and thought they would do her a favor by delivering it to her new address.

The pills have been taken into evidence by authorities, who will try to trace the package to find out who sent it, who was meant to receive it, and where the drugs would have ended up.

The woman, who did not want to be identified, quickly called police and reported the illegal shipment.

"It's scary to think that something like that could be right down the road and so, I'll say, easily accessible", said neighbor Nicole Riddle.

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