The woman, 39-year-old Cindy Davidson, went to the NPS on Sunday for Crest Whitestrips, but opted to also buy a box of Boots (a British brand) tampons “bcuz they were cheap,” according to her Facebook.
Upon opening the box, that appeared to not have been tampered with, Davidson found that the applicators were stuffed with rolled and taped cellophane containing a white powder, not cotton on a string.
“I thought it was anthrax or something, a terrorist attack, so I was nervous,” Davidson stated of her initial reaction.
Instead of calling police immediately, Davidson first phoned her sister. “I called my sister and said I was going to call the manufacturer the next day and she told me to call police,” she said.
After authorities were informed of the score, a hazardous materials team was dispatched to Davidson’s residence with the police.…Continue Reading