Beaches In France Closed After 1,000 Kg Of Cocaine Washes Up Along Coast
Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 9:05 AM
Authorities have closed beaches in southwest France as packages of cocaine continue to mysteriously wash up along the country's Atlantic coast, with more than 1,000-kilograms discovered since mid-October, a prosecutor said. The packages are now being found farther north, with a five-kilo parcel turning up at Camaret-sur-Mer on the western tip of Brittany on Tuesday, Philippe Astruc, the public prosecutor in Rennes, told AFP.
Over 5 Tonnes Of Cocaine Worth $156 Million Seized From US Submarine
Thursday, September 26, 2019, 8:37 AM
A homemade submarine carrying more than five tons of cocaine was intercepted in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of South America, the US Coast Guard said. The 39-foot-long (12-meter) vessel had previously been detected by maritime surveillance, according to a statement published Tuesday. On board, the Coast Guard discovered about 5.4 tons of cocaine, with a market value of more than $165 million.
Venezuelan Woman Arrested With Cocaine Worth 4.77 Crore In Mumbai: Cops
Thursday, August 15, 2019, 12:57 PM
A Venezuelan woman was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly 800 grams of cocaine worth Rs.4.77-crore into India, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) said. She had consumed capsules containing the banned substance, which had to be "purged" out, officials said. Balzabaptista Karendralenny, 27, was apprehended on the basis of specific intelligence inputs after she landed in Mumbai on August 9, they said.