Argentina: Heroin worth 200,000 euros seized at Bolivian border; Colombian arrested

Posted on August 22, 2012 • Filed under: Argentina, Bolivia, Border Issues, Colombia, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity

Customs agents in Argentina arrested a Colombian man along the Bolivian border after he was caught with heroin. According to Nuevo Diario de Salta, he was carrying 1.890 kilograms of the drug. In Europe, this amount of drugs could be worth 200,000 euros. He was arrested after displaying strange behavior. This is the first time that heroin has been seized along this border. Colombia is one of the largest poppy producers, the material from which heroin is created. Read Article

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