BREAKING NEWS Indiana Beach Closes Full Story
SEVERE WX : Flood Warning View Alerts

Cocaine-filled pineapples seized in Spain

Spanish authorities seize cocaine hidden inside pineapples.
Spanish authorities seize cocaine hidden inside pineapples.

Spanish authorities seize cocaine hidden inside pineapples.

Posted: Aug 27, 2018 11:09 AM
Updated: Aug 27, 2018 1:30 PM

MADRID -- Spanish police seized a load of pineapples that were transported from Costa Rica.

Inside the fruits, authorities found about 147 pounds (67 kilos) of cocaine hidden inside cylinders.

The pineapples were emptied and each one was filled with a cylinder coated with wax to insulate the odor of the drug.

As part of the operation, seven people were arrested in Madrid and Barcelona.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Few Clouds
34° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 21°
Feels Like: 27°
Kokomo
Clear
35° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 21°
Feels Like: 26°
Rensselaer
Clear
32° wxIcon
Hi: 36° Lo: 19°
Feels Like: 26°
Fowler
Clear
32° wxIcon
Hi: 36° Lo: 19°
Feels Like: 26°
Williamsport
Clear
35° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 21°
Feels Like: 26°
Crawfordsville
Broken Clouds
32° wxIcon
Hi: 38° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 24°
Frankfort
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 29°
Delphi
Clear
32° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 21°
Feels Like: 26°
Monticello
Clear
32° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 20°
Feels Like: 26°
Logansport
Clear
32° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 21°
Feels Like: 24°
Drying Out, but Turning Colder.
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events