When drug traffickers try being clever

Monday, September 30th, 2019 11:08 | By

Breast implants made of cocaine

In 2014, a Venezuelan woman was arrested for being in possession of 1.7kg of cocaine hidden in her breast implants at Madrid airport after arriving on a flight from Colombia. “During a check of passengers on a plane from Bogota, the gestures, and behaviour of a supposed tourist raised the suspicions of narcotics agents,” police said.

After a baggage search had revealed nothing, female officers conducted a body search of the 43-year-old woman and discovered "certain irregularities and deformations in both breasts.” At that moment, the suspect confessed that she was carrying implants with cocaine inside. The woman was taken to a hospital where the implants were removed and found to contain 1.7kg of the drug.

Broken leg was strapped in coke cast

In March 2009, as police at the El Prat Airport in Barcelona were checking passengers coming in from the Chilean capital of Santiago, a man on a wheelchair who looked very uneasy aroused suspicion from security. After searching his luggage, they discovered cocaine hidden in a six-pack of beer he was carrying and also in the aluminum legs of two stools he was transporting.

They also discovered, after applying a substance to a cast on his broken leg, that it was made out of cocaine! In fact, his cast was made entirely out of cocaine. A chemical applied to the cast made it turn blue, which indicated the illegaldrug. Police say the suspect’s plan was to get past them with the cast, which was meant to elicit sympathy, but a Iso to have a real fracture in case they decided to X-ray it.

Not your usual lollipop!

It may look like an innocent children’s sweet, but this lollipop contains a lethal secret—it is stuffed with cocaine. The candy was part of a haul seized by UK Border Force (UKBF) officers bound for the Accra airport in Ghana in 2012. Smugglers had stashed drugs worth about an equivalent of Sh31 million inside the lollipops which were found in a suitcase.

Trouser bulge turned out to be narcotics

Police officers in Spain arrested a male passenger upon landing in Madrid after noticing a rather large bulge in his pants between his legs. After further inspection, police found almost half a kilo of cocaine. The 43-year-old man was travelling from Costa Rica when he was stopped. Police initially found nothing during a routine bag search but grew suspicious when they saw the aforementioned bulge.

Roast chicken marijuana cargo

In June 2016, Chilean police seized a roast chicken stuffed with j marijuana being smuggled into a prison in Casablanca. During : visit hours, one of the inmates received this special gift allegedly for his birthday. However, upon inspection, police found out that ! the inmate was to have more than just a scrumptious meal of roast : chicken—the "entrustment” was stuffed with marijuana.

Man stuffed drugs in toy dressed in anti-drugs T-shirt

In 2014, a 22-year-old New York man was arrested for possesion of marijuana and cocaine—all hidden inside a teddy bear that was dressed in an anti-drug T-shirt! Gregory Bolognese was are rested at a bus station near the Canadian border.

He was found with two grams of marijuana and about a half-gram of cocaine stuffed inside the toy animal wearing a t-shirt written D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse ; Resistance Education), a program that aims to educate young peo? pie about staying away from drugs, gangs, and violence.

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