South Carolina man arrested after attempting to transport marijuana on plane flight
HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — A South Carolina man never made his flight, after Valley International Airport police suspected he was transporting drugs in his luggage.
Harlingen police were called in to further investigate.
Gerald Foster, 24, gave consent for authorities to search his luggage. Rocky, a Harlingen PD K-9, also conducted an open air search alerting authorities to the contraband.
When police opened the luggage they found 23 pounds of marijuana, he was arrested on drug possession charges.