KATL drug bust 8-29-09

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CBP was awaiting a PQ - 900 when it arrived on ramp 5 from STX this afternoon.
Several officers, plenty of other personnel, drug dogs all on the ramp conducting operations. Luggage checked as it was offloaded with items found...
 

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CBP was awaiting a PQ - 900 when it arrived on ramp 5 from STX this afternoon.
Several officers, plenty of other personnel, drug dogs all on the ramp conducting operations. Luggage checked as it was offloaded with items found...
So am I correct that PQ would be a Pinnacle operated tail number?
Not saying anything against Pinnacle, just a general question.
 

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Used to be an ASA flight...Probably was crew trying to supplement their income.....
 

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What was found? Big bust? Little bust? I'm always curious as to what is coming out of the islands...
 

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What was found? Big bust? Little bust? I'm always curious as to what is coming out of the islands...
Just a backpack with some hair gel and an ipod in it....
 

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ATL is the now the biggest drug hub in the US and you don't think the Thugs ON TUGS crew is not smuggling drugs in the back of the planes in and out of ATL? I've been on the bus in the summer and have seen them lugging duffel bags the size of a small car and wondered to myself what the hell do they need that much stuff to go to work, ahh I get it now. I'd love to see some drug dogs waiting at the bus stop in the airport.
 

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ATL is the now the biggest drug hub in the US and you don't think the Thugs ON TUGS crew is not smuggling drugs in the back of the planes in and out of ATL? I've been on the bus in the summer and have seen them lugging duffel bags the size of a small car and wondered to myself what the hell do they need that much stuff to go to work, ahh I get it now. I'd love to see some drug dogs waiting at the bus stop in the airport.

Yup. Also, if you used to inhabit the old ASA crew lounge, your lunchbags, laptops, and overnight bags were probably on their way home with a ramper at some point, as well.
 

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Just a backpack with some hair gel and an ipod in it....

It would appear that there is a long list of things Joe hates: FOs, backpacks, Ipods, RezOlewshun, and ALPA. Especially ALPA.
 
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