Police in Cleveland roll up on 12 year old boy, blast him before he could reach his toy heater.
Depends, was she bringing in 10 liters of Franzia? If so then yes.
Was she even formally charged with smuggling or simply bad behavior for a cop? Seems like a paltry amount of merch to be hit with actual smuggling charges, surprised they did not choose to confiscate and fine her (or maybe they did).
Basically, from just the article, her life career is over for what amounts to not declaring birdman's breakfast in her trunk. Does that seem appropriate to you?