‘Senior Drug Mules’ Recruited To Drive Drugs Across Country

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Local police report a trend in the number of people they call “senior drug mules” — older adults who carry drugs for cash.

Cruiser video from the Iowa State Patrol shows what looks like a typical traffic stop. A van was pulled over for traveling too close to another car. But after talking to the driver, the trooper got suspicious and asked for permission to check the back of the van. He found more than 300