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Police Arrest Man Hiding Cocaine Around Genitals

October 21, 2005

TIPPED off to the possibility that a drug-bearing foreigner would head for the Panamanian border, anti-drug police searched buses in the border town Paso Canoas and arrested a Mexican man carrying a kilo of cocaine around his genitals. “It wasn’t under his testicles exactly.It was all in his pants under his belt,” Security Ministry spokesman Nicolás Aguilar told The Tico Times.The man, last name Morales, 46, could be sentenced to up to 15 years for international drug trafficking.The police tip came down the Central American drug trafficking information wire from anti-drug police in another Central American country, but Aguilar said he wasn’t sure which.

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