A Centerville man has been criminally accused of importing the drug ecstasy mailed from the Netherlands, according to documents filed in Dayton’s U.S. District Court.
In April 2016, Austin K. Alig signed for vacuum-packed DVDs that contained more than 100 grams of MDMA/Ecstasy, according a complaint written by a special agent from Homeland Security Investigations.
Alig, 23, faces two counts — one for trying to import methylenedioxymethamphetamine (known as MDMA or ecstasy) and one for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
The complaint said mail from The Netherlands was being screened and that a K-9 alerted to a parcel that contained three double vacuum-packed DVDs.
Two DVDs contained 511 purple tablets that field-tested positive for ecstasy. The third DVD contained a brownish-crystal like substance that field tested positive for ecstasy. The total amount of MDMA was determined to be 107 grams.
A search of Alig’s home also uncovered more than 50 grams of meth, a digital scale, small bags and other drug paraphernalia, according to the complaint.
No court dates have been set in the case, which was filed Thursday.