The woman told a local news channel that the pills were spilling out the sides of the package, so she didn't hesitate to call the police.
A SC woman was shocked when she received a package in the mail containing hundred of thousands of dollars worth of illegal drugs.
A SC woman received the surprise of her life after placing an online order for a yoga mat.
The police reportedly seized the drugs and notified the York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit, who have opened an investigation.More news: Wendell Smallwood finds pay dirt as Eagles edge Chargers
However, the drugs were forwarded to her new address instead.
The drugs were actually sent to the woman's old house, which is still vacant, but because the address was misspelled the package was re-routed using her name.
Agents said suspects also target homes that are usually empty during the day, so they can swipe the packages without the resident ever knowing.
Instead, it was a heavy box filled with $400,000 worth of illegal oxycodone.More news: Russian-linked Facebook ads targeted MI and Wisconsin
They believe that they are probably counterfeit and could have come from Mexico. The woman, who chose to remain anonymous, discovered two bags full of narcotics in the package and immediately called the Rock Hill Police Department.
Brown said his team will try to trace the package and also see if they can find out where it was headed, and who was supposed to receive it.
Neighbor Nicole Riddle was stunned to hear that more than 20,000 oxycodone pills were delivered just doors away from her by mistake.More news: BJP to take out march against political violence in Kerala