Argentine Authorities Detain Peruvian With Drugs

Posted on August 10, 2011 • Filed under: Argentina, Crime, Drug Activity, Organized Crime, Peru, Police/Military Activity, TRAVEL reports that police at the Argentina’s Eseiza Airport outside Buenos Aires, have arrested a Peruvian tourist trying to enter the country with 20 kilos of cocaine hidden inside screws. Police say customs agents discovered the drugs on a Peruvian who had a ticket for Johannesburg. The Peruvian was stopped once x-ray machines discovered packages with a dozen screws and bolts that had cocaine inside. The Peruvian’s name had not been disclosed and a federal judge in Buenos Aires is hearing the case.Read Article

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