NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Customs agents at Port Newark uncorked more than they bargained for after inspecting a ship in October.

After opening a container of what they expected to be wine and cheese, agents found a black duffle bag inside.

Inside that bag, authorities say they found more than 35 pounds of cocaine.

This black duffel bag full of cocaine was found in a container of was agents expected to be wine at Newark Liberty International Airport. (Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Patrol)

This black duffel bag full of cocaine was found in a container of was agents expected to be wine at Newark Liberty International Airport. (Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Patrol)

The container originated in Australia and was discharged in Cristobal, Panama, according to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

The drugs were turned over to Homeland Security agents.

There is no word yet on arrests, CBS2 reported.

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