Man Hides Heroin in Instant Potatoes Box, Police Say

February 22, 2012 Updated Feb 22, 2012 at 12:43 PM EDT

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Man Hides Heroin in Instant Potatoes Box, Police Say

February 22, 2012 Updated Feb 22, 2012 at 12:43 PM EDT

Thousands of bags of heroin in a box of instant mashed potatoes.

According to WBNG television in Binghamton, N.Y., that's what authorities uncovered during a routine traffic stop in Lenox Township, Pa. on Monday afternoon.

According to the WBNG report, Llyod Rashad Brown, 30 is facing drug charges after Pennsylvania State Police searched his car and allegedly found 1,000 bags of heroin in a sealed box of instant potatoes in the trunk of the vehicle.
    
The street value of the drugs is $25,000, according to the report.

Read the WBNG report HERE.