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Stuffed animal was a drug mule, police say

The stuffed lion New York State Police say was, in fact, stuffed with drugs by a man they arrested in Plattsburgh, N.Y.,  on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

New York State Police via CBS New York

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - Police say they've arrested a 22-year-old upstate New York man in possession of marijuana, cocaine and LSD, all hidden inside a stuffed animal that was dressed in an anti-drug T-shirt.

And you thought irony was dead.

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Gregory Bolognese
New York State Police via CBS New York

Troopers say Gregory Bolongnese, of Plattsburgh, was arrested Monday at the bus station in his hometown near the Canadian border. They say they found two grams of pot, about a half-gram of cocaine and LSD inside a stuffed lion doll wearing a D.A.R.E. shirt.

D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, a program that aims to educate young people about staying away from drugs, gangs and violence.

Some lessons are just harder than others.

Bolognese was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.