This photo shows shoes being used to smuggle cell phones into a prison. Law enforcement are taking additional precautions to keep cell phones from entering jails and prisons in these methods.
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This secret compartment was found in a bootlegger’s car in 1931, transporting illegal alcohol during prohibition.
This lumber truck was actually used during Prohibition to smuggle alcohol. Agents only investigated because they smelled the odor of a broken bottle. They found a hidden trapdoor in the back that opened to a secret compartment holding 70 cases of liquor.
The motorcycle in the rear of this truck has the bottom half cut off and is used as a prop. The false bottom placed around it it is supposed to conceal contraband. However, if anyone looks in the bed, it’s obvious that something is being stored below.
Ohio State Highway Patrol called in a canine that found this electronically controlled secret compartment holding eight kilos of heroin valued at $1.2 million.
The Texas Law Enforcement busted someone attempting to smuggle contraband inside of a vehicle’s tires. Transporters of drugs and weapons continue to get more and more creative with their concealment methods.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has a feature of photos that show some of the clever methods smugglers use to move contraband into and around the country. One example is this 52 pounds of marijuana stashed in a contractor tar machine.
A user on tumblr pulled the battery from an old camera to create this secret stash spot.