Two men stopped by border agents for smuggling candy7/18/2012
Border agents serve a great duty for the American public, protecting them from illegal weapons, drugs and, erm, candy. Seattle residents Brandon Loo and Christopher Sweeney were recently stopped at the Canadian border after agents discovered six Kinder Eggs in the back of their car; the candies are banned in the U.S. because they contain a "non-nutritive object embedded" inside them. In other words, a toy.The men, who claim they innocently bought the eggs in Vancouver for friends and family, spent more than two hours in a border detention center, pleading their case to officers before being released with a warning. What an eggcruciating eggperience! OK, we’ll stop now. [Source]
Do you think the agents were overzealous?