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Cocaine disguised as cake seized from car in Maine

Half of the cocaine was disguised as a marble cake that was actually made of cocaine with coffee grounds used to cover up the scent.
Credit: Photos courtesy Maine Department of Public Safety
Four pounds of cocaine was disguised as a cake.

MAINE, USA — The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says a New York man and a Maine woman tried to disguise cocaine as a cake.

Acting on a tip, police stopped the car on I-295 in Gardiner on Tuesday, and a drug-sniffing dog found 4 pounds (2 kilograms) of cocaine worth $200,000. 

Half of the cocaine was disguised as a marble cake that was actually made of cocaine with coffee grounds used to cover up the scent.

The two were arrested on drug charges.