Police in Manchester, northern England, have thanked a suspected drug dealer for leaving a bag filled with narcotics on a tram—alongside his full name and address.
“A poor individual has forgotten his rucksack while traveling on the tram on the Bury line,” Greater Manchester Police Trafford North said in a Facebook post.
The post included an image of the bag and its stash, which the police said consisted of 25 tablets, a “large amount of white powder,” snap bags containing white rocks and scales.
The police appealed to “reunite lost property with its owner” in the post it titled: “deal or no deal.”
“Thankfully the owner of the bag was helpful enough to leave his Community Payback card, his name & address,” the Police said, using the hashtags “#thoughtfuldealer #dealornodeal #nodeal #honeyiforgotmydrugs.”
Elderly Couple Stunned to Receive $7,000,000 Worth of Meth
An elderly Australian couple signed for a package containing 10 million Australian dollars’ ($7 million) worth of methamphetamine on May 1, which had accidentally been shipped to their house, police said.
The couple, who live outside Melbourne, called police after opening the parcel and discovering it contained bags of white substance.
“They asked each other if they had ordered anything, and it was quite clear that they hadn’t,” Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Matthew Kershaw told reporters.
The authorities determined the substance to be 20 kilograms of the illegal drug.
“(It’s) quite incredible to comprehend that someone could be that sloppy,” Kershaw added.
Hours after the couple’s alarming discovery, a 21-year-old man was arrested in the nearby town of Bundoora.
A further 20 kilograms of methamphetamine were found at the address where he was arrested.
Zhiling Ma, who appeared Thursday in Melbourne court, was charged with trafficking and importing a marketable quantity of a border patrol drug, CNN affiliate Nine News reports.
“It’s quite a large find to take off the streets, really,” Kershaw said of the drug haul. “That’s 800,000 hits off the street that we’ve intercepted yesterday which is quite significant.”