Fior Daliza Garcia rolled off a Jet Blue flight from the Dominican Republic with both heroin and cocaine concealed in her chair.
Customs and Border Protection inspectors said she appeared nervous when they questioned her and they also noted her wheelchair appeared to be freshly painted.
Escorted into a private room her cases came up clean, but then inspectors turned their attention to the wheelchair.
In a complaint filed at Brooklyn Federal Court, Special Agent Edward Romero "During the subsequent search CBP officers lifted the wheelchair and noticed it was unusually heavy and flimsy."
According to the Daily News they then found the stash in the body of the wheelchair.
Garcia, a grandmother from Boston allegedly then confessed she was going to be paid $12,000 for smuggling the drugs.