Monday, April 29, 2019

Massive 1.6 tonne Cocaine shipment busted in Rotterdam

Police and customs officials have seized 1.6 tonnes of cocaine with a street value of €40m, hidden in a shipment of bananas from Costa Rica. The bananas were in a container at Rotterdam port, but were allowed through so that police could see where they were being taken too. Cops followed the shipment to Dordrecht, where they arrested a 40-year-old Bulgarian.
In Feb prosecutors said officials had found a record 19 tonnes of cocaine hidden in shipments at Rotterdam port last year. In total,18,947 kilos of cocaine were discovered in 109 separate deliveries. This is three times the amount found in 2017.