Woman expecting yoga mat delivery gets $400K worth of oxycodone instead

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She told the station that there were so many pills they were spilling out of the package.

She was expecting a yoga mat to arrive at her home - instead she opened a package containing 20,000 oxycodone pills.

A SC woman who thought she was unboxing the yoga mat she had ordered from Walmart found something much more nefarious - $400,000 in oxycodone pills, according to WSOC.

The York County Drug Unit is now handling the investigation.

Agents said suspects also target homes that are usually empty during the day, so they can swipe the packages without the resident ever knowing.

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In the Rock Hill case, the scheme might have been successful if not for a misspelled street name, which prompted the post office to look up the woman's address and forward it to her new residence, according to the station.

According to drug unit commander Marvin Brown, drugs are often shipped to vacant homes where someone waits for the package to arrive.

Neighbor Nicole Riddle was stunned to hear that more than 20,000 oxycodone pills were delivered just doors away from her by mistake.

They believe that they are probably counterfeit and could have come from Mexico.

The pills have been taken into evidence by authorities, who will try to trace the package to find out who sent it, who was meant to receive it, and where the drugs would have ended up. The woman, who did not wish to be identified, immediately called police.

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