Retro games collector finds drugs hidden inside Nintendo cartridge

Published: April 15, 2018
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Previously, Julian found had found a game that was stuffed with $5000 in 1985. PHOTO COURTESY: KOTAKU

Previously, Julian found had found a game that was stuffed with $5000 in 1985. PHOTO COURTESY: KOTAKU

PHOTO COURTESY: KOTAKU Previously, Julian found had found a game that was stuffed with $5000 in 1985. PHOTO COURTESY: KOTAKU

A  collector of retro video games in the United States was shocked to find illegal drugs hidden inside an old Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) game he had bought earlier this month.

Julian Turner began to weigh the cartridges on digital scales after figuring out how heavy they felt in his hand, as the result came out to be around 50% heavier than they should have been.

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“OK we just got back from the flea market with these two games and I noticed that they’re somewhat heavy, like much heavier than I even remember my prototype NES game being,” Julian Turner said in a video posted to YouTube on April 7, six days after the unusual find.

He decided to open the back of both the games and found four shiny plastic bags after which he called the police.

Newnan Police Department reached his call to investigate and also went to the market from which the games were bought. However, it became clear that this was not a fresh transaction as those drugs were packed there for some time.

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Similar incident happened when Julian found another copy of the game that a collector had found to be stuffed with $5000 in 1985.

PHOTO COURTESY: KOTAKU

PHOTO COURTESY: KOTAKU

This article originally appeared on Kotaku.

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