Woman Arrested At Goiânia, Brazil, Airport with 50 Kilograms of Marijuana

Posted on April 16, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity

On April 13, 2013, Mais Goiás reported that police in the Brazilian city of Goiânia arrested a woman at the city’s airport after they found 50 kilograms of marijuana in her bags. The drugs were discovered as the bags passed through the X-ray machine. According to police, the woman was contracted from Belém do Pará to transport the drugs to Manaus, the capital of the state of Amazonas. She also presented false documentation, which kept police from revealing her name as of publication of the report. She is currently being held by the Federal Police.  Read Article

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