Porto Alegre, Brazil: Paraguayan Detained for Using Books to Transport Drugs

Posted on June 17, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Drug Activity, Paraguay, Police/Military Activity

On June 17, 2013, Globo reported that a 29-year old from Paraguay, was arrested on Sunday (16) at the Salgado Filho International Airport in Porto Alegre. The man is accused for using books to hide and transport cocaine. The Federal Police seized 3.8 kilograms of cocaine hidden inside a magazine as well as drugs found in his luggage. According to police, this has become a new method by criminal organizations to hide and transport drugs. Read Article

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