Highway Police in Brazil Seize 60 Kilograms of Cocaine near Brasília

Posted on April 20, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity

On April 17, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Highway Police reported that police near the federal capital of Brasília seized 60 kilograms of cocaine from a truck traveling on federal Highway BR-020. The arrest was made in Formosa, in the state of Goiás, just across the border from the Federal District (DF). The motorist informed the police that his intention was to take the drugs from Brasília to Teresina, capital of the state of Piauí. Police found the drugs in the bed of the man’s truck. The man and the evidence were taken to the Federal Police’s delegation in Brasília to face charges.  Read Article

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