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A birthday card is usually a welcome surprise in the mail.
But what was inside one card in the -- -- of an elderly couples Phoenix home was a lot more of a surprise than they would ever want.
-- name ensure there wasn't -- birthday but received this birthday card in the mail and as a gift they -- methamphetamine.
That's right methamphetamine.
About a thousand dollars worth was mailed to the home of an 81 year old man and his 73 year old wife in north valley neighborhood.
They opened the -- -- -- their return address on it and found inside a plastic baggy containing a white powdery substance with an aero pointing to the back.
They called 911.
We actually had our bomb squad respond to this location.
Set an abundance of -- weren't sure what this was initially officers on the -- -- this test -- which lets them know exactly what type of -- they're dealing with upon further investigation it was determined that this substance was methamphetamine that was -- In the mail to this elderly couple Phoenix police sergeant Steve Martin says it's not uncommon for drug transactions to take place.
Using the United States Postal Service it's likely whoever did this was using the couple's home as a drop location.
Open the person the -- was meant for would get to the card before the homeowners did.
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