Poconé, Brazil: Bolivian Pilot Arrested for Transporting 413 kg of Cocaine

Posted on July 6, 2013 • Filed under: Bolivia, Border Issues, Brazil, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity

circuitomt.com.br reported on July 5, 2013 that the Federal Police and other government agencies arrested in Poconé, Mato Grosso, a Bolivian pilot accused of transporting 413 kilograms of cocaine via aircraft. The suspect managed to escape after the seizure of drugs this past Tuesday (2). During the operation, two suspects: the co-pilot and another victim waiting on the runway to make payments for the drugs were both killed. The investigation of this criminal activity began three months with reports of numerous aircrafts in the area flying at relatively low altitudes. Read Article

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