U.S. Naval Petty officer arrested in Bogota Colombia with 5.4 kilos of cocaine

Posted on October 19, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Drug Activity, United States

302 At the Prosecutor’s Office with assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration is investigating the case of Petty Officer U.S. Navy Deion Lemar Burton, who was caught with 5.4 kilos of cocaine on 12 October in the El Dorado airport in Bogota. The arrest took place when the military, 26, and commission in Italy, was to board a flight to Paris, France. When you inspect your baggage, officers discovered the drug in a double-bottomed suitcase, said Gen. Luis Perez, director of the Counternarcotics Police. Lemar military Deion is not resident in Colombia, but was traveling in South America so you do not enjoy any diplomatic protection. The country had come a week before his capture. Read Article

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