STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- Customs and Border Protection officials say a man was arrested at Washington Dulles International Airport after officers found opium in bottles of shampoo and lotion.
According to officials, 63-year-old Mehdi Moshirian of California hid nearly five ounces of opium inside the bottles. Officials say he arrived from Frankfurt on February 28, and during a secondary examination an x-ray detected anomalies in two shampoo bottles and in one container of lotion. Officers found baggies of a white substance, which field-tested positive for opium, according to officials.
Moshirian was turned over to Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police.