PHL Baggage Handler Gets Probation for Smuggling Drugs

A baggage handler at Philadelphia International Airport has been sentenced to 36 months probation for smuggling drugs on U.S. Airways flights. For 10 years, the baggage handler had been hiding marijuana on Bermuda-bound flights. He was caught when he was spotted loading luggage onto a plane while he was off-duty in 2010. That afternoon, everything at PHL came to a grinding halt and the national media picked up on the incident. The subsequent investigation uncovered the drug ring. [U.S. Immigration and Customs]