Cocaine hidden in peanut butter jar found by local postal company, police say
Lodi Police
Donald Thatcher is facing charges of transportation of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for sale and identity theft.

By Dom McAndrew, KSEE

LODI, Calif. (KTXL) -- A California man has been caught trying to mail cocaine stuffed into a jar of peanut butter, according to Lodi Police.

Officers say a postal company in Lodi discovered the suspicious package on Tuesday. Inside the package was a jar of peanut butter with two baggies full of cocaine stuffed inside.

The investigation led to the arrest of 39-year-old Donald Thatcher. He is facing charges of transportation of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for sale and identity theft.

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